W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w45

02 November, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

EU and British Brexit negotiators will continue talks in Brussels on Monday and until around mid-week (2)

ISM Manufacturing for October (2)

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, will begin a three-day trip to Beijing to discuss plans to revive the financial hub’s economy – Nikkei (3)

In Australia, investors expect the central bank will cut rates on Tuesday, coupled with the introduction of further quantitative easing, though the they are unsure of the exact mix – FT (3)

Americans will vote on Tuesday to decide whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will be president of the US (3)

ISM Services for October (4)

Ant Group makes its much-anticipated stock market debut in Hong Kong and Shanghai after successfully concluding the world’s largest initial public offering (5)

The Bank of England announces its policy decision on Thursday after a meeting where the latest lockdown announcement over the weekend will have loomed large – FT (5)

The Federal Reserve will hold its meeting a day later than usual because of the election, with a policy announcement due at 2pm on Thursday (5)

Employment Report for October (6)








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