W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: India Election; IMF Outlook; U.S. And Chinese Data; U.K. CPI and PPI; Fed Beige Book; Scholz Meets Xi In Beijing

14 April, 2024
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From India Election to the IMF Economic Outlook to the Fed Beige Book and Major US Bank Earnings, here’s what you need to know for the Week Ahead.

Monday

🌎 IMF and World Bank spring meetings start in Washington. The main ministerial meetings will be held April 17-19 – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Gediminas Simkus gives press conference in Vilnius, Lithuania – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council Member Philip Lane speaks in Dublin – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Pablo Hernández de Cos will deliver the closing speech at the conference “La economía española: una mirada al pasado. In memoriam: Pedro Tedde de Lorca”, organized by the Fundación Ramón Areces – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE Deputy Governor Sarah Breeden delivers a keynote speech at Innovate Finance global summit in London – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 February industrial production

🇺🇸 April Empire manufacturing

🇺🇸 March retail sales ⚠

🇺🇸 April NAHB index

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan participates in a panel discussion on gender diversity at an IMF-Bank of Japan conference in Tokyo – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams appears on Bloomberg Television – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly gives keynote remarks at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Former US President Donald Trump’s criminal hush money trial is set to begin in New York – Bloomberg

Tuesday

🇩🇪 🇨🇳 German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing – Bloomberg ⚠

🌎 IMF publishes its latest world economic outlook, holds press briefing – Bloomberg ⚠

🇨🇳 March property prices, retail sales, industrial production ⚠

🇨🇳 Q1 GDP ⚠

🇩🇪 April ZEW survey expectations

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Olli Rehn speaks in Helsinki on the euro-area economic outlook and monetary policy – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Francois Villeroy De Galhau addresses the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB’s Boris Vujcic speaks at Annual Conference on EU-US Competitiveness in Honor of Donald Blinken at Columbia University – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 February/March employment data

🇬🇧 BOE incoming deputy governor Clare Lombardelli testifies to the Treasury Committee in Parliament – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE Governor Andrew Bailey speaks at IMF meeting – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 March housing starts and building permits

🇺🇸 March industrial production ⚠

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair Philip Jefferson delivers keynote address at the Fed’s International Research Forum on Monetary Policy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams moderates a discussion with François Villeroy de Galhau, organized by the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin speaks to the Rotary Club of Winston-Salem on the economic outlook and take questions – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 🇨🇦 Fed Chair Jerome Powell will participate in a moderated discussion with Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada – Bloomberg ⚠

Wednesday

🌎 G7 foreign ministers meet in Capri, Italy, through Friday – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 EU leaders special summit in Brussels with a focus on industry and competitiveness. Through Thursday – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 March CPI final estimate

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board Member Piero Cipollone, Governing Council member Pablo Hernandez de Cos speak at IIF Global Outlook Forum – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel speaks at International Research Forum on Monetary Policy – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB’s Lagarde Speaks in DC – Bloomberg ⚠

🇬🇧 March CPI and PPI ⚠

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Megan Greene speaks as a panellist at the Institute of International Finance Global outlook forum on “global economic and risk outlook” in Washington – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE Governor Andrew Bailey speaks at the Institute of International Finance Global Outlook forum – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Jonathan Haskel is a panelist at book launch hosted by King’s College London – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Beige Book ⚠

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester gives an update on the Federal Reserve at a dialogue series in Ohio.

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman speaks at the Institute of International Finance Global Outlook Forum dinner in Washington – Bloomberg

Thursday

🇯🇵 Bank of Japan Board Member Asahi Noguchi speaks in Saga, Japan – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Luis de Guindos presents Annual Report 2023 at ECON Committee in Brussels, Belgium – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Bundesbank Chief Nagel, Germany’s Lindner Speak in Washington – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council members Mario Centeno, Gediminas Simkus and Boris Vujcic speak at Washington economic festival organized by the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 April Philadelphia manufacturing index

🇺🇸 March leading index

🇺🇸 March existing home sales ⚠

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman speaks in a fireside chat at the SIFMA Basel III Endgame roundtable – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams participates in a moderated discussion at the Semafor World Economy Summit – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic participates in a moderated fireside chat about the economic outlook in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bostic also chats about the economy and monetary policy in Coral Gables – Bloomberg

Friday

🇮🇳 India’s elections begin with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a third term. Some 968 million people are eligible to vote – Bloomberg ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel speaks at Peterson Institute in Washington, DC – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 March retail sales

🇬🇧 BOE Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden and ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel speak at Peterson Institute for International Economics conference in Washington – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England’s Catherine L Mann speaks as a panelist at a flagship seminar on Capital Flows during the IMF Spring Meetings, Washington – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee participates in a moderated Q&A at the SABEW annual conference – Bloomberg

Earnings

https://twitter.com/C_Barraud/status/1779513467457716491

Previews

https://twitter.com/C_Barraud/status/1779508842369327510

Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w15

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w15 (Bloomberg)

https://twitter.com/fastrevealnews/status/1779531401597001733

*Note: Previous reports can be found here