W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: U.S., China, Australia and Tokyo CPI; U.S. Bank Earnings; Central Banks’ Speeches

07 January, 2024

From the U.S./China/Australia, Tokyo CPI to major bank earnings and central banks’ speeches, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🇯🇵 Coming of Age Day (Adult’s Day). Financial markets closed

🌎 Bitcoin ETFs: The SEC commissioners are expected to vote on the exchange-rule filings this week, according to another person familiar with the process. Often, ETF approvals can be delegated to SEC staff without a vote by commissioners. It’s unclear if SEC staff had no additional feedback for all of the firms’ 19b-4 filings – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 🇱🇺 German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Luxembourg Prime Minister Luc Frieden hold joint news conference after talks in Berlin – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 🌎 German Economy Minister Habeck begins four-day trip to Oman, Saudi Arabia and Israel – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 November Factory Orders

🇩🇪 November Trade Data

🇪🇺 November Retail Sales

🇪🇺 Economic Confidence

🇬🇧 Monthly KPMG and REC Jobs Report

🇺🇸 November Consumer Credit

🇺🇸 December NY Fed 1-Yr Inflation Expectations

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic addresses Atlanta Rotary Club on 2024 economic outlook – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 US House returns from recess, with the focus on government funding and aid to Ukraine – Bloomberg


🌎 World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report is published – FT

🇺🇸 The annual Consumer Electronics Show begins in Las Vegas, providing an opportunity for technology and consumer goods companies to showcase new gadgets – FT

🇨🇳 December aggregate financing, money supply, new yuan loans

🇯🇵 December Tokyo CPI

🇩🇪 November Industrial Production

🇪🇺 November Unemployment

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

🇨🇭 Swiss National Bank publishes preliminary 2023 results

🇺🇸 December NFIB Survey

🇺🇸 November Trade Data

🇺🇸 Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr speaks on bank regulation at a moderated discussion with Women in Housing and Finance – Bloomberg


🌎 Deadline for US Securities & Exchange Commission to vote on Bitcoin ETF applications – Bloomberg

🌎 The World Economic Forum’s global risks report is released in London. The annual poll surveys government, business and civil society professionals – Bloomberg

🇦🇺 November CPI

🇫🇷 November Industrial Production

🇪🇺 ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos gives speech at Spain Investor Day in Madrid – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel participates in live Q&A on X – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Hernandez de Cos speaks at a dinner panel with Spain’s foreign minister and the head of the securities regulator. It may be streamed – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey and officials Sarah Breeden, Carolyn Wilkins and Jon Hall testify to the Treasury Committee in Parliament on the financial stability report released in December – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams speaks on 2024 economic outlook in White Plains, New York – Bloomberg


🌎 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg holds meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council following recent Russian missile and drone attacks – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Publishes Economic Bulletin

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujčić participates in MNI video conference – Bloomberg

🇮🇹 November Industrial Production

🇺🇸 December CPI


🇨🇳 December CPI, PPI, Trade Data

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane gives speech on post-pandemic economic governance in Dublin – Bloomberg

🇮🇹 Italy’s Istat releases note on Italian economy – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 November Industrial Production

🇬🇧 November GDP Estimate

🇺🇸 The biggest US banks report fourth-quarter results, including Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, BlackRock, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 December PPI

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari makes welcoming remarks and participates in fireside chat at regional conference – Bloomberg




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w1

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w1 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here