W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w2 (2021)

11 January, 2021


Summary Key Macro Events

American investors will be banned by an executive order from trading securities of 35 Chinese companies – Nikkei (11)

Democrats will on Monday launch a second attempt to remove Donald Trump from office when they introduce articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives – FT (11)

Christine Lagarde moderating a panel discussion during the One Planet Summit in Paris – Bloomberg (11)

India is due to start its Covid vaccination drive on Tuesday, with priority given to about 30m healthcare and frontline workers – FT (12)

ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks at an online conference on the EU economy post-Covid and post-Brexit – Bloomberg (13)

CPI for December (13)

Fed Beige Book (13)

Samsung holds the Unpacked 2021 event where it’s expected to launch the latest version of its Galaxy S smartphone. This event will overlap with the final day of CES – Bloomberg (14)

OPEC monthly Oil Market Report released (14)

German 2020 GDP (14)

ECB Minutes (14)

Biden is set to release his stimulus proposals on Thursday, with the package set to feature (among others) a bump in direct payments to $2,000, expanded unemployment benefits and funding for vaccine distribution – Bloomberg

Fed Chair Jerome Powell takes part in a Princeton Economics webinar (14)

JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup report US fourth-quarter earnings on Friday (15)

Retail Sales for December (15)

Industrial Production for December (15)

The Christian Democratic Union, Germany’s biggest political party, will elect a new leader on Saturday, with the winner standing a good chance of succeeding Angela Merkel – FT (16)







Focus on Economic Calendar



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