W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: US Employment Report; Eurozone CPI; China PMIs; ECB Minutes; Central Bankers’ Speeches; Singapore’s Presidential Election

27 August, 2023

From the US Employment report to the Singapore’s presidential election and a slate of central bankers’ speeches, here’s what you need to follow for the week ahead.


🇬🇧 UK financial markets closed for the Summer Bank Holiday

🇪🇺 European Central Bank Governing Council members Joachim Nagel, Pablo Hernandez de Cos and Robert Holzmann, as well as Danish central bank governor Signe Krogstrup, are among the speakers at the Alpbach forum in the Austrian Tyrol – Bloomberg


🇬🇧 UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is expected to visit China for talks focused on Russia and Ukraine. Through Aug. 30 – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Informal meeting of EU defense ministers in Toledo, Spain. Through Aug. 30 – Bloomberg

🇫🇮 🇪🇺 Bank of Finland news conference on monetary policy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 US bank regulators expected to propose requiring that banks with as little as $100 billion in assets issue enough long-term debt to cover capital losses – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 August Conference Board consumer confidence


🇦🇺 July CPI

🇪🇸 August CPI

🇪🇺 August Economic confidence

🇩🇪 August CPI

🇺🇸 August ADP report

🇺🇸 Q2 GDP second estimate

🇺🇸 July Pending home sales


🇨🇳 Official PMIs

🇪🇺 EU foreign affairs ministers meet in Toldeo – Bloomberg

🇫🇷 August CPI

🇪🇺 August CPI

🇪🇺 July Unemployment rate

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel makes opening remarks at inflation conference organized by ECB and the Cleveland Fed – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Luis de Guindos speaks at seminar organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo in Santander – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England chief economist Huw Pill and Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic are among the speakers at South African Reserve Bank biennial conference in Cape Town. Through Friday – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 July personal spending and income

🇺🇸 July PCE inflation

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic gives speech and takes part in panel discussion at South African Resere Bank research conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Susan Collins to speak on the role community colleges play in the nation’s essential development of its people and workforce – Bloomberg


🇸🇬 Singapore to hold presidential vote

🇳🇱 Dutch export controls on advanced semiconductor equipment kick in, following similar moves by the U.S. and Japan – Nikkei

🌎 Manufacturing PMIs

🇨🇭 August CPI

🇺🇸 August Employment report

🇺🇸 August ISM Manufacturing

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins speaks on the role community colleges at virtual event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks at European Central Bank and Cleveland Fed’s Center for Inflation Research conference – Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2023 – Bloomberg




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w34


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w34 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here