W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: U.S. Employment Report; BOE, ECB & FED Speakers; Macron Visits China

03 April, 2023

Key Macro Events

🇫🇷 🇨🇳 French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen visit China in a bid to push Beijing to help end Russia’s war in Ukraine – Bloomberg (3 to 6)

🇯🇵 BOJ Tankan survey (3)

🇨🇳 March Caixin Manufacturing PMI (3)

🌎 Manufacturing PMIs (3)

🇪🇺 Lithuanian central bank Governor Gediminas Simkus to present a review on the banking industry in Lithuania – Bloomberg (3)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic moderates `Lessons from the Greek crisis’ panel in Zagreb, Croatia – Bloomberg (3)

🇺🇸 March ISM Manufacturing (3)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Lisa Cook discusses the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy at an event hosted by the University of Michigan Economics Department – Bloomberg (3)

🌏 ADB economic outlook (4)

🌎 Belgium, foreign ministers from Nato alliance member states gather in Brussels for a meeting chaired by secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg – FT (4)

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 EU-US Energy Council Ministerial meeting in Brussels, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to attend Bloomberg (4)

🇪🇺 ECB publishes monthly survey of consumers’ inflation expectations (4)

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Silvana Tenreyro delivers lecture at Scottish Economic Society Economic Policy conference on “Quantitative Easing and Quantitative Tightening.” – Bloomberg (4)

🇬🇧 Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill gives a speech at the International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies Public Lecture in Geneva – Bloomberg (4)

🇬🇷 Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Finance Minister Christos Staikouras speak at event on Greek economy – Bloomberg (4)

🇺🇸 February JOLTS (4)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Lisa Cook delivers pre-recorded introductory remarks at a Fed conference on exploring careers in economics – Bloomberg (4)

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks to the Money Marketeers of New York University – Bloomberg (4)

🌎 Services and Composite PMIs (5)

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Phillip Lane speaks in Cyprus – Bloomberg (5)

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Silvana Tenreyro speaks on panel focused on “coordinating monetary, fiscal and financial interventions” at Scottish Economic Society conference – Bloomberg (5)

🇺🇸 March ADP Employment (5)

🇺🇸 March ISM Services (5)

🇺🇸 🇹🇼 US, Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen meets Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in Los Angeles at the end of a 10-day trip to the Americas. A US venue was chosen over Taipei to avoid further upsetting relations with China. But Beijing has still labelled the get together “another provocation” – FT (5)

🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia releases its semi-annual Financial Stability Review – Bloomberg (6)

🇨🇳 March Caixin Services PMI (6)

🇺🇸 March Employment Report (6)

🇺🇸 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard to discuss the outlook for the US economy and monetary policy at an event in Little Rock, Arkansas – Bloomberg (6)

🇮🇹 Bank of Italy Releases the Quarterly Economic Bulletin (7)

🇺🇸 Good Friday. US stock and bond markets are closed; US government is open. UK financial markets are closed (7)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w13

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w13 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here