W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: U.S. Employment Report, Powell Speech, Beige Book, ECB Minutes, OPEC+ Meeting, NPC Meeting

28 February, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇺🇦 🇷🇺 🇧🇾 The stage is set for a meeting between Russia and Ukraine on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, near the Pripyat River.

🇪🇺 ECB’s Fabio Panetta gives speech on “Monetary policy and the euro-area economic outlook” at an event organized by the European University Institute – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 Speech by Christine Lagarde at high-level event on “Women in Economics and Finance: Debate on the next challenges in the EU” organised by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality – Bloomberg (28)

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic is part of a virtual discussion about the economy hosted by Harvard – Bloomberg (28)

🇯🇵 Japan starts a limited reopening of its borders – Nikkei (1)

🇦🇺 RBA Meeting (1)

🇬🇧 BOE policy-maker Catherine Mann speaks about monetary policy and inflation at the Cleveland Fed. BOE’s Michael Saunders also speaks – Bloomberg (1)

🇺🇸 President Joe Biden will make his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night – Bloomberg (1)

🌎 OPEC+ meets via videoconference to discuss Ukraine-Russia risks and progress toward a renewed Iran nuclear deal – Bloomberg (1)

🇺🇸 ISM Manufacturing for February (1)

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed’s Raphael Bostic takes part in a moderated virtual discussion about business uncertainty during an Atlanta Fed briefing – Bloomberg (1)

🌎 OPEC+ meeting on output (2)

🇯🇵 Bank of Japan board member Junko Nakagawa gives speech in Kyoto – Bloomberg (2)

🇬🇧 BOE’s Silvana Tenreyo speaks about the U.K. economic outlook. BOE’s Jon Cunliffe speaks on the “Current financial stability environment” at the Oxford Union – Bloomberg (2)

🇪🇺 CPI for February (2) ➡ It should surprise upward (Bloomberg consensus: 5.4%e YoY)

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane to speak – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 EIA crude oil inventory report (2)

🇨🇦 Bank of Canada meeting (2)

🇺🇸 Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivers congressional semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Charles Evans discusses the economy and monetary policy at an event hosted by the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy and monetary policy during a virtual event hosted by Greater St. Louis Inc – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 New York Fed Executive Vice President Lorie Logan discusses fed asset purchases at an event hosted by New York University’s Stern Center for the Global Economy – Bloomberg (2)

🇺🇸 Beige Book (2)

🇦🇺 Western Australia’s tough border restrictions are due to come down – Nikkei (3)

🇪🇺 ECB publishes the account of its February policy meeting – Bloomberg (3)

🇺🇸 Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivers testimony before the Senate Banking Committee – Bloomberg (3)

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams takes part in a moderated discussion on the economy hosted by the Council for Economic Education – Bloomberg (3)

🇺🇸 ISM Services for February (3)

🇨🇳 China’s top political advisory Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference kicks off one day ahead of the National People’s Congress in Beijing – Nikkei (4)

🇺🇸 Employment Report for February (4)




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w8

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w8 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here