W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w41

05 October, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

Brexit: EU’s chief negotiator to hold talks with Merkel on Monday. (5)

ISM Services for September (5)

The second meeting of the so-called Quad will take place in Tokyo, with the foreign ministers of Australia, India, Japan and the U.S. meeting in person. (6)

While in Tokyo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s first high-level diplomatic visitor. (6)

Treasurer Josh Frydenburg will submit Australia’s federal budget to parliament on Tuesday, after a five-month delay. (6)

The Reserve Bank of Australia is broadly expected to keep its rates on hold at 0.25 per cent at its meeting on Tuesday. (6)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson will have a chance to stabilise his premiership at the Conservative annual conference, which will be a virtual event due to the ban on social gatherings. (6)

Investors will be expecting some clarity from the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s mid-September meeting on monetary policy, which will be published on Wednesday. (7)

Vice-president Mike Pence will face Democratic nominee Kamala Harris in a debate on Wednesday. (7)

Minutes of the ECB’s September meeting will be published Thursday. (8)

UK gross domestic product, trade and industrial product details are due on Friday. (9)





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