W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: U.S. Employment Report, Eurozone CPI, China PMIs, Fed Speakers

29 August, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇬🇧 Markets are closed in London due to the UK’s Summer Bank Holiday (29)

🇪🇸 Spain, annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association takes place at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Ciutadella Campus, Barcelona, Spain – FT (29)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Philip Lane participated in policy panel at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) – Bloomberg (29)

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard delivers pre-recorded remarks at a FedNow workshop in Chicago – Bloomberg (29)

🇪🇸 August CPI (30)

🇪🇺 August Economic Confidence (30)

🇩🇪 August CPI (30)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Bostjan Vasle joins discussion on economic outlook at Bled Strategic Forum – Bloomberg (30)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council members Robert Holzmann, Yannis Stournaras, Madis Muller and Pierre Wunsch speak about “Inflation: Can Central Banks Cope?” at the Alpbach Forum in Austria – Bloomberg (from 30 to 2)

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin dicusses the economic outlook during an event hosted by the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce at St. Mary’s Conference Center in Huntington, West Virginia – Bloomberg (30)

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams speaks with the Wall Street Journal about the US economic outlook – Bloomberg (30)

🇺🇸 August Conference Board Consumer Confidence (30)

🇺🇸 July JOLTS report (30)

🇷🇺 🇪🇺 Russia’s Gazprom is set to halt gas flows through the key Nord Stream pipeline for three days of maintenance. The shutdown will occur just as Germany rushes to fill storage sites to at least 95% capacity by November and will likely further squeeze energy supplies – Bloomberg (31)

🇨🇳 August Official PMIs (31)

🇸🇪 Riksbank Deputy Governor Anna Breman speaks at a seminar about the Swedish economy – Bloomberg (31)

🇪🇺 August CPI (31)

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester discusses the outlook for the economy and monetary policy at an event hosted by the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce – Bloomberg (31)

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic speaks at the Georgia Fintech Academy about the role of fintech in promoting financial inclusion – Bloomberg (31)

🇺🇸 EIA crude oil inventory report (31)

🇨🇳 China, Shanghai will reopen all schools after months of Covid-19 closures – FT (1)

🇬🇧 UK, most schools return after the summer holiday – FT (1)

🌎 August ISM Manufacturing (1)

🇺🇸 August ISM Manufacturing (1)

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic gives a presentation to students a Georgia Fintech Academy event – Bloomberg (1)

🇬🇧 The UK leadership ballot closes in the evening with the winner being announced on Sept. 5. Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak have been engaged in a battle to succeed Boris Johnson as UK Prime Minister, with Truss favored to win in a recent Tory members survey – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 August Employment Report (2)



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