W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w46

09 November, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

Brexit trade-deal talks between the U.K. and EU continue in London Monday with several tricky sticking points remaining – Bloomberg (9)

EU foreign affairs ministers will meet virtually on Monday to discuss the future trade relationship with the US after last week’s presidential election – FT (9)

Joe Biden plans Monday to name a 12-member task force to combat and contain the spread of the coronavirus, sources tell Axios (9)

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit hosted by Russia via video link – Nikkei (10)

Tuesday is the EU’s target date for triggering tariffs on as much as $4 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation over illegal aid to Boeing Co. – Bloomberg (10)

The US Supreme Court is on Tuesday expected to hear from a case that is challenging the lawfulness of the Obamacare law – FT (10)

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is expected to smash the sales record again at its annual promotion event, known as Singles Day, which ends Wednesday – Nikkei (11)

French president Emmanuel Macron will attend the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum on Thursday – FT (11)

The European Central Bank annual forum kicks off on Wednesday, when policymakers will gather virtually for a two-day event.The bank’s president Christine Lagarde will deliver a welcome address to the forum on Wednesday – FT (11)

ECB President Christine Lagarde, BOE Governor Andrew Bailey and Fed Chair Jerome Powell are among the speakers Thursday at an online ECB Forum entitled “Central Banks in a Shifting World” (12)

CPI for October (12)

Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 hold an extraordinary meeting Friday to discuss bolder action to help poor nations struggling to repay their debts. (13)

PPI for October (13)









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