W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w17 (2021)

26 April, 2021
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Summary Key Events

🇮🇷 Iran nuclear deal joint commission reconvenes for further talks after conclusion of the previous round – Bloomberg (Through April 30) ➡ Deal seems on track to be restored.

🇨🇳 China’s National People’s Congress standing committee will review legislative bills over a four-day meeting, starting Monday – Nikkei (26)

🇮🇹 🇪🇺 Prime Minister Mario Draghi goes to Parliament on Monday to present details of his 222 billion-euro ($267 billion) plan to re-engineer Italy’s economy – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 IFO for April (26)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Fabio Panetta speaks at an online conference on “Spillovers in a post-pandemic, low-for-long world.” – Bloomberg (26)

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane delivers the keynote speech at the European Statistical Forum – Bloomberg (26)

🇺🇸 Durable Goods for March (26)

🇯🇵 BOJ Meeting (27)

🇸🇪 Riksbank Meeting (27)

🇬🇧 U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak takes questions in the House of Commons (27)

🇺🇸 Conference Board Consumer Confidence for April (27)

⚠ The Asian Development Bank will release its widely followed outlook for 2021.

⚠ OPEC+ plans a meeting of its monitoring committee but possibly not the full ministerial meeting it originally scheduled – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Rehn Speaks on Webinar on Europe’s Digital Sovereignty – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Schnabel Does Twitter Q&A – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks to an online Global Leaders Series organized by The Aspen Institute – Bloomberg (28)

🇺🇸 Joe Biden makes his first address as president to a joint session of Congress (28)

🇺🇸 FOMC Meeting (28)

🇪🇺 ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos participates in a webinar organized by Arcano – Bloomberg (29)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Holzmann speaks in panel discussion in Vienna – Bloomberg (29)

🇺🇸 Fed’s Quarles Discusses Financial Regulation – Bloomberg (29)

🇺🇸 1Q GDP 1st estimate (29)

🇨🇳 Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMIs (30)

🇪🇺 1Q GDP 1st estimate (30)

🇪🇺 CPI for April (30)

🇨🇭 SNB President Thomas Jordan speaks at the central bank’s annual general meeting – Bloomberg (30)

🇺🇸 Fed’s Kaplan Takes Part in Moderated Q&A – Bloomberg (30)



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Focus on Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w16

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w16 (Bloomberg)