W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: U.S. Retail Sales and Industrial Production, ECB Speakers, Quadruple Witching

13 September, 2021

Summary Key Events

🇺🇸 SkyBridge Capital’s annual SALT Conference, which was canceled last year, will be held in-person this year in New York City – Bloomberg (from 13 to 15)

⚠ OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report published, covering major issues affecting the world oil market and demand forecasts – Bloomberg (13)

🇪🇺 Conversation with ECB President Christine Lagarde moderated by Martin Wolf at the Aspen International conference on “Why post-covid recovery needs women: empowerment, financing and rights” – Bloomberg (13)

🇺🇸 The governor of California, Gavin Newsom, faces a recall election (14)

🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech in Sydney – Bloomberg (14)

🇺🇸 Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 13 lineup and the next generation Apple Watch on Tuesday – Nikkei (14)

🇺🇸 CPI for August (14)

🇭🇰 HK opens quarantine-free travel from China (15)

🇪🇺 Welcome remarks by ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel at the ECB Bond Market contact group annual online conference – Bloomberg (15)

🇪🇺 European Central Bank Chief Economist Philip Lane speaks at IMFS webinarabout the ECB’s strategy review – Bloomberg (15)

🇺🇸 Industrial Production for August (15)

🇪🇺 Informal meeting of the EU trade policy committee in Slovenia – Bloomberg (from 16 to 17)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member and Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn speaks on monetary policy and international economic situation at a press conference – Bloomberg (16)

🇪🇺 Participation by ECB President Christine Lagarde in the first edition of “HEC Talks” hosted by the École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris) and the European League for Economic Cooperation (ELEC) in Paris – Bloomberg (16)

🇺🇸 Retail Sales for August (16)

🇺🇸 Quadruple witching day for U.S. markets – Bloomberg (17)

🌏 Leaders from India, Pakistan, Russia and its Central Asian neighbors will join China in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, for the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit – Nikkei (17)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w36

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w36 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here