W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: U.S. and U.K. CPI; Eurozone Data; Indonesia’s Election; Central Banks’ Speeches

12 February, 2024

From the U.S. and U.K. CPI reports to the Indonesia’s election and a flurry of central bank speeches, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🌎 World Governments Summit in Dubai, through Feb. 14 – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Bank of Spain chief gives welcome address at ECB, BIS, BOS conference in Madrid – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane gives keynote speech at conference in Madrid and also joints a round-table discussion – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Piero Cipollone is on a panel discussion during European Parliamentary week in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey speaks at Loughborough University in the East Midlands – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman gives remarks on defining a bank at banking conference in San Antonio – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks to the Atlanta Economics Club – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari moderates a discussion with former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty at the Economic Club of Minnesota – Bloomberg


🇹🇷 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Egypt in a bid to restore ties after more than a decade of fractured relations – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 December and January Employment data

🇺🇸 January NFIB

🇺🇸 January CPI


🇮🇩 Indonesia presidential election, the first three-way ballot in 20 years in the world’s fourth most populous country as Jokowi Widodo wraps up a popular tenure – Bloomberg

🌎 NATO and Ukraine hold Ramstein Group meeting to discuss Kyiv’s military needs – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Q4 GDP 2nd estimate

🇪🇺 December industrial production

🇬🇧 January CPI

🇪🇺 ECB governing council member Boris Vujcic and vice president Luis de Guindos speak at conference of Mediterranean central banks in Split, Croatia – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Piero Cipollone makes introductory statement on the digital euro at hearing in European Parliament in Brussels. Cipollone also attends CEO summit organized by EuroeCommerce – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel joins panel discussion on `How will financing work in the future?’ in Leipzig – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE Governor Andrew Bailey testifies to House of Lords economic affairs panel – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 PPI revisions

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee participates in Q&A at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr speaks at National Association for Business Economics conference in Washington – Bloomberg


🌎 NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 December industrial production

🇬🇧 Q4 GDP

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde makes introductory statement before European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane gives speech at online seminar organized by Florence School of Banking and Finance – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel gives speech on Stability and prosperity in Europe at Munich Europe Conference – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Catherine Mann speaks at NABE conference in Washington – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Megan Green at a fireside chat with Brian Coulton, chief economist at Fitch Ratings – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 February empire manufacturing

🇺🇸 January retail sales

🇺🇸 January industrial production

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller gives remarks on the dollar’s international role in Nassau, Bahamas – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic gives speech on economic outlook and monetary policy to the Money Marketeers of New York University – Bloomberg


🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Isabel Schnabel delivers lecture at Economic and Monetary Union Laboratory at European University Institute in Florence – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill speaks at he 40th Annual National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Economic Policy Conference ‘Perspectives on Global Monetary Policy’, Washington – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 January housing starts and building permits

🇺🇸 January PPI

🇺🇸 February U. of Michigan consumer sentiment

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr gives comments on bank supervision at Columbia Law School banking conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly delivers the keynote address at the NABE conference in Washington – Bloomberg



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w6

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w6 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here