W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: U.S. Midterms, U.S. CPI, BOE/ECB/FED Speakers, Singles’ Day in China

07 November, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇪🇺 Euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels – Bloomberg (7)

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde delivers a video message to the European Commission/ECB high-level conference on the framework for a digital euro. ECB board member Fabio Panetta participates in a panel discussion at the same event – Bloomberg (7)

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speak at a symposium on women in economics hosted by the Cleveland Fed – Bloomberg (7)

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin participates in a discussion about inflation – Bloomberg (7)

🇯🇵 The Bank of Japan is scheduled to announce the outright purchase amount of government securities – Bloomberg (8)

🇪🇺 Bundesbank symposium takes place in Frankfurt, with speakers to include President Joachim Nagel and ECB Supervisory Board Chairman Andrea Enria – Bloomberg (8)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Pierre Wunsch gives a public lecture in Geneva entitled “Germs, War and Central Banks.” – Bloomberg (8)

🇬🇧 BOE’s Catherine Mann participates in a panel at a conference on global risk, uncertainty and volatility hosted by the Swiss National Bank, Fed and BIS in Zurich – Bloomberg (8)

🇬🇧 BOE Chief Economist Huw Pill participates in a panel at the UBS European Conference in London – Bloomberg (8)

US midterm elections: Inflation and the recession fears are top of voters’ minds as they decide on control of Congress. The future of abortion rights will also be determined in four states — California, Kentucky, Michigan and Vermont – Bloomberg (8)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Frank Elderson participates in a panel at an event organized by Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – Bloomberg (9)

🇬🇧 BOE’s Jonathan Haskel speaks at a Digital Futures at Work Research Centre event titled “Restarting the Future: How to Fix the Intangible Economy.” – Bloomberg (9)

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams speaks at a conference on global risk, uncertainty and volatility jointly hosted by the Swiss National Bank, Fed and BIS in Zurich – Bloomberg (9)

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks about the economic outlook at the Shenandoah University School of Business in Winchester, Virginia – Bloomberg (9)

🇬🇧 BOE Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden participates in a panel at the Next STEP Global Conference 2022 hosted by PIIE and National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore – Bloomberg (10)

🇬🇧 BOE’s Silvana Tenreyro delivers a keynote speech at the Society of Professional Economists Annual Conference in London – Bloomberg (10)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Isabel Schnabel, Peter Kažimír and Boštjan Vasle speak at an event in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Schnabel also participates in a roundtable discussion at the Bank of Slovenia – Bloomberg (10)

🇪🇺 ECB publishes its Economic Bulletin – Bloomberg (10)

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan and Kansas City Fed President Esther George speak at an energy and economy conference jointly hosted by their banks – Bloomberg (10)

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks about the outlook for the economy and monetary policy at a virtual event hosted by Princeton University – Bloomberg (10)

🇺🇸 October CPI (10)

🇨🇳 Singles’ Day in China, the world’s biggest shopping event, may see muted sales compared to years past amid a slowing economy and ongoing Covid restrictions – Bloomberg (11)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Fabio Panetta delivers a talk at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies in Milan – Bloomberg (11)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Luis de Guindos, Pablo Hernández de Cos and Mario Centeno speak at XXVII Encuentro de Economía en S’Agaró organized by Fundació Internacional Olof Palme – Bloomberg (11)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Robert Holzmann speaks to journalists at the Club of Economic Writers in Vienna – Bloomberg (11)

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane participates in a policy panel at the 23rd Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference in Washington – Bloomberg (11)

🇪🇺 EU releases its autumn economic forecast – Bloomberg (11)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w44

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w44 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here