W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: French Election Results; Biden To Decide on his Election Future; U.K. Vote; ECB, FOMC, RBA and Riksbank Minutes; EU tariffs on China EVs; U.S. Employment Report; Eurozone CPI; Japan Tankan

30 June, 2024

From elections in France and the U.K. to Biden’s decision on his election future to the U.S. employment report and the ECB forum, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead. 


First round of French legislative elections

New York Fed President John Williams speaks at Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland – Bloomberg

U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to discuss the future of his re-election campaign with family at Camp David on Sunday – NBC


Japan Q2 BOJ Tankan Business Sentiment

Global June manufacturing PMI

Germany June CPI

Bundesbank President Joachim Nagel among speakers at Euro Finance Summit in Frankfurt – Bloomberg

ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal, through July 3. President Christine Lagarde gives a dinner speech – Bloomberg

US May construction spending

US June ISM Manufacturing


Thailand Election authorities will announce the names of 200 new senators who passed a final round of scrutiny, after an obscure process in which 20 professional groups nominated and voted for their peers without input from the general public – Nikkei

ECB Vice-President Luis de Guindos chairs Sintra Forum panel on `The rise and fall of inflation in the euro area – past, present and future’ – Bloomberg

ECB Executive Board member Frank Elderson chairs panel at Sintra Forum on `The economics of biodiversity’ – Bloomberg

ECB Executive Board Member Isabel Schnabel chairs Sintra Forum panel on `Geopolitical shocks and inflation’ – Bloomberg

RBA minutes

June Eurozone CPI


Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks on a panel with ECB President Christine Lagarde and Brazil’s Roberto Campos Neto – Bloomberg


Global June services and composite PMIs

ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks at ECB forum in Sintra, Portugal; ECB’s Luis de Guindos, Philip Lane and Piero Cipollone chair panels – Bloomberg

ECB’s Knot, SARB’s Kganyago Speak in Sintra – Bloomberg

Riksbank minutes

New York Fed President John Williams speaks on panel about drivers of equilibrium interest rates at Sintra – Bloomberg

US June ADP employment report

US June ISM Services

FOMC minutes


The European Union’s provisional tariffs on China’s electric vehicles are due to take effect, barring an 11th-hour deal between the two sides – Nikkei

UK general election

Germany May factory orders

ECB’s Cipollone speaks at Istat event in Rome – Bloomberg

ECB minutes

U.S. independence day, financial markets closed


France May industrial production

Germany May industrial production

24th Rencontres Economiques forum in Aix-en-Provence, France, through July 6. ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks – Bloomberg

ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel gives virtual speech on `The digital euro and the protection of privacy’ in Eltville, Germany – Bloomberg

U.S. June Employment report

New York Fed President John Williams speaks at event organized by Reserve Bank of India in Mumbai – Bloomberg


ECB’s Villeroy Speaks in Aix – Bloomberg

French Snap Election (2nd round)

Tokyo votes to elect its next governor, bringing an end to a two-week race between incumbent Yuriko Koike, backed by Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and her main challenger, Renho Saito, endorsed by the opposition – Nikkei




*U.K. Vote


*ECB Forum


*EU tariffs on China EVs

*French Election


Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w26


What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w26 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here