W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: Yellen to Testify; RBA Meeting; U.S. CPI Revisions; U.S. Senior Loan Officer Survey; OECD Economic Outlook; Chinese CPI; Pakistan Elections; Lunar New Year

05 February, 2024
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From RBA meeting to the U.S. CPI revisions and testimony from Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.

Monday

🌎 Services and Composite PMIs

🌎 OECD issues interim economic outlook report for the global economy

🇪🇺 December PPI

🇬🇧 Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill speaks in virtual Q&A – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 January ISM services

🇺🇸 Fed issues senior loan officer survey

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee appears on BTV’s Bloomberg Markets – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic makes pre-recorded remarks for educational event – Bloomberg

Tuesday

🇦🇺 RBA Meeting

🇩🇪 December factory orders

🇪🇺 ECB CPI expectations

🇬🇧 Bank of England releases its quarterly report on its asset purchase facility – Bloomberg

🇵🇱 Poland’s Monetary Policy Council meets on interest rates

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks on economic outlook in Columbus, Ohio – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated Q&A as part of a Greater Mankato Growth luncheon – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins delivers opening/overview remarks during the second day of a Fed conference on “Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market.” – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Democrats hold their second presidential primary contest, while the Republicans hold their third, this time in Nevada – FT

Wednesday

🇨🇳 January forex reserves

🇩🇪 December industrial production

🇬🇧 Bank of England Deputy Governor Sarah Breeden delivers keynote speech at economics event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 December trade data

🇺🇸 Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker discusses central bank’s role in economy at Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship in Glassboro, New Jersey – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Adriana Kugler speaks on US economy and monetary policy at Brookings Institution event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin discusses regional economy with Economic Club of Washington – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman gives speech on supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses at a virtual event – Bloomberg

Thursday

🇵🇰 Pakistan general elections

🇨🇳 January CPI and PPI

🇪🇺 European Central Bank publishes economic bulletin

ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic joins panel at EIB Group Forum on European competitiveness in a polarized global context in Luxembourg – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Pierre Wunsch speaks at Bruegel event in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane speaks at Brookings Institution in Washington – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Catherine Mann speaks at OMFIF on inflation – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE policy maker Swati Dhingra speaks at an event hosted by Market News International – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks on Bloomberg TV – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks to the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks at a Senate banking committee hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council annual report.

Friday

🇨🇳 Lunar New Year’s Eve celebrations start, ushering in the Year of the Dragon in China, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 President Joe Biden hosts German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the White House – Bloomberg

🇨🇳 January aggregate financing, money supply, new yuan loans (from 9)

🇮🇹 December industrial production

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel gives speech at award event for his French counterpart Governor Villeroy de Galhau in the German embassy in Paris – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Piero Cipollone speaks at 30th Assiom Forex Annual Congress in Genoa, Italy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Seasonally adjusted data, including the U.S. city average all items index levels, are subject to revision for up to 5 years after their original release. Every year, economists in the CPI calculate new seasonal factors for seasonally adjusted series and apply them to the last 5 years of data. Seasonally adjusted indexes beyond the last 5 years of data are considered to be final and not subject to revision.

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan speaks in a moderated Q&A at 14th Annual Tarrant County Transportation Summit in Hurst, TX – Bloomberg

Earnings

Previews

Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w5

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w5 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here