W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w47

16 November, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

The US Senate is preparing to vote as early as this week to confirm Judy Shelton, Mr Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve board and a fierce critic of the US central bank – FT (from 16)

Brexit talks will resume in Brussels with Mr Johnson still playing it tough as Thursday’s EU leaders videoconference summit — seen by many as the final deadline for sealing a draft Brexit trade deal — nears – FT (16)

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will speak Monday on their plans for a post-Covid economic recovery and longer-term growth (16)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will be the first head of state to meet his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga when he arrives in Tokyo on Tuesday – Nikkei (17)

Russia will host the 12th annual BRICS leaders’ summit to discuss the impact of COVID on member states – Nikkei (17)

Retail Sales for October (17)

Industrial Production for October (17)

Housing Starts and Building Permits for October (18)

The EU leaders summit will also discuss the next steps in response to coronavirus, while the European Commission is due to publish its recommendations to EU states on plans to use Covid-19 rapid antigen tests and on quarantine rules this week – FT (19)

Existing Home Sales for October (19)









Focus on Economic Calendar



Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w46


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w46 (Bloomberg)