W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w13 (2021)

29 March, 2021
week ahead


Summary Key Macro Events

Outdoor sport will be allowed to resume and people from different households can gather outdoors under the so-called rule of six restriction as England begins the next stage of its lockdown easing on Monday – FT (29)

Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles takes part in a virtual discussion on the Financial Stability Board hosted by the Peterson Institute – Bloomberg (30)

New York Fed President John Williams participates in a moderated discussion on “The Role Small Business Plays in Building Financial Resilience for the 50+” – Bloomberg (30)

⚠ The World Trade Organization is scheduled to issue its annual trade growth forecast on Wednesday after a sharp slide of about 9 per cent in 2020 – FT (31)

Manufacturing PMI for March (31)

CPI for March (31)

The Federal Reserve looks poised to disappoint Wall Street by not extending past today’s deadline, an emergency SLR exemption that’s propped up the Treasury market since last year’s pandemic panic – Bloomberg (31)

Joe Biden is expected to lay out more details of his $3tn-plus economic recovery package in a visit to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday – FT (31)

⚠ OPEC+ meets to discuss production levels for May (1)

The Bank of Japan’s closely watched quarterly Tankan survey is expected to show an improvement in business sentiment – Nikkei (1)

Manufacturing and Services PMIs for March (1)

Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker speaks at a virtual Fintech symposium – Bloomberg (1)

ISM Manufacturing for March (1)

New Vehicle Sales for March (1) ➡ A sharp rebound is expected

The stock market is closed in observance of Good Friday. SIFMA recommends an early bond market close at 12 p.m. ET (2)

Employment report for March (2)






Focus on Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w12


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w12 (Bloomberg)