W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: FOMC Minutes; U.K., Canadian and Japanese CPI; BOK and RBNZ Meetings; G-7 Finance Ministers Meeting; Central Bankers Speeches

20 May, 2024

From the U.K., Canadian and Japanese CPI reports to the FOMC Minutes to a G-7 finance ministers meeting and earnings at software developer Nvidia, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🇬🇧 BOE Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent speaks on monetary policy transmission – Bloomberg ⚠

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic gives welcome remarks for the Atlanta Fed’s financial markets conference; Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr speaks; Bostic also moderates keynote address by Harvard economics professor Ed Glaeser – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr gives keynote at the Atlanta Fed’s Financial Markets Conference on monetary policy and bank regulation followed by a Q&A – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller gives welcoming remarks for the Third Conference on the International Roles of the US Dollar – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair Philip Jefferson speaks on the US economic outlook and housing price dynamics at the Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary and Capital Markets Conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester is interviewed on Bloomberg Television – Bloomberg


🇦🇺 RBA Minutes

🇬🇧 BOE Governor Andrew Bailey delivers a lecture in honour of London School of Economics’ Charles Goodhart, hosted by the Financial Markets Group – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE policymakers out in force at London City Week: Randall Krozner speaks on financial technology and AI; Victoria Cleland is on a panel about the digital payments landscape; and Sasha Mills gives a keynote on “The UK’s digital securities sandbox.” – Bloomberg

🇨🇦 April CPI ⚠

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin gives welcome remarks at the Richmond Fed’s “Investing in Rural America” conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller speaks on the US economy and monetary policy.

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams gives opening remarks at the 2024 governance and culture reform conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr will discuss the economy, lessons learned from the 2023 liquidity crisis, regional banking supervision in a fireside chat at the 2024 Regional State Member Bank Director and Executive Conference. – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic moderates a panel discussion with Boston Fed President Susan Collins and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester on day two of Atlanta Fed’s financial markets conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 🇪🇺 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen receives an honorary doctorate from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, with ECB President Christine Lagarde and German Finance Minister Christian Lindner among those on hand – Bloomberg


🇳🇿 RBNZ meeting ⚠

🇬🇧 April U.K. CPI ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde gives ideo message at ESMA online event focused on launch of position paper on effectiveness of capital markets in EU – Bloomberg ⚠

🇺🇸 April U.S. Existing Home Sales

🇺🇸 FOMC Minutes ⚠

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee gives opening remarks at the Chicago Fed Holding Company Symposium – Bloomberg


🌎 G-7 finance chiefs and central bankers gather in Stresa, northern Italy, to discuss the global economy and other topics. Through May 25 – Bloomberg ⚠

🇰🇷 BOK meeting ⚠

🌎 Manufacturing and Services PMIs ⚠

🇪🇺 May FCCI Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

🇪🇺 ECB Publishes 1Q Negotiated Wage Data ⚠

🇪🇺 Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at VivaTech forum in Paris – Bloomberg

🇹🇷 Turkey central bank meeting

🇺🇸 U.S. April new home sales

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic participates in a session with MBA class at the Stanford University – Bloomberg


🇯🇵 April CPI ⚠

🇪🇺 May Consumer Confidence

🇬🇧 April Retail Sales

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel speaks in Bonn, Germany – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Bank of Slovenia Governor Bostjan Vasle, Bank of Estonia Governor Madis Müller, Central Bank of Serbia Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic and National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia Governor Anita Angelovska-Bezhoska speak on a panel at the Reykjavík Economic Conference – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Bundesbank’s Nagel, Germany’s Lindner Speak at G-7 in Stresa – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Pablo Hernandez de Cos gives speech in Barcelona – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Banco de Portugal Governor Mário Centeno speaks on a panel at the Reykjavík Economic Conference – Bloomberg

🇨🇭 Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan speaks in Lucerne – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 U.S. April durable goods orders

🇺🇸 May U. of Michigan consumer sentiment

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller gives keynote address at a Cental Bank of Iceland event in Reykjavík – Bloomberg




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w20

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w20 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here