W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w18 (2021)

03 May, 2021

Summary Key Events

⚠ The Asian Development Bank will hold its 54th annual board of governors meeting from Monday to Wednesday – Nikkei (3-5)

⚠ G-7 foreign and development ministers meet in London, hosted by U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Raab has also invited Australia, India, Korea, South Africa and the head of ASEAN – Bloomberg (3-5)

🇺🇸 National Community Reinvestment Coalition hosts “The Just Economy Conference.” Speakers including U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge, and Senator Elizabeth Warren (3-4) – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 ISM Manufacturing for April (3)

🇪🇸 Madrid regional elections take place on Tuesday – FT (4)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council Member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a European Investment Bank event – Bloomberg (4)

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly will take part in a virtual Q&A moderated by Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari and hosted by the Economic Club of Minnesota – Bloomberg (4)

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane speaks at an Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum virtual panel on the current status of the ECB’s monetary policy strategy review – Bloomberg (5)

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Charles Evans gives a virtual speech on the U.S. economy at an event hosted by Bard College. Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester gives a virtual speech to the Boston Economic Club – Bloomberg (5)

🇺🇸 ISM Services for April (5)

🇬🇧 Bank of England rate decision (6)

⚠ Scotland parliamentary elections (6)

🇬🇧 The U.K. holds elections for the Welsh parliament, local councils and directly-elected mayors in England (6)

🇪🇺 European University Institute holds its annual State of the Union gathering, with the theme of “Europe in a Changing World.” Speakers include IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, ECB President Christine Lagarde, and WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Bloomberg (6-8)

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan takes part in a moderated discussion hosted by Bard College. Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester takes part in a virtual conversation hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara – Bloomberg (6)

🇺🇸 Employment Report for April (7)



Focus on Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w17

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w17 (Bloomberg)