W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w48

23 November, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

UK prime minister Boris Johnson is on Monday expected to outline his plan for what happens after England’s nationwide lockdown expires on December 2 – FT (23)

China’s Premier Li Keqiang holds a press conference on Tuesday after a roundtable with heads of the IMF, World Bank, WTO, OECD and others – Bloomberg (24)

China’s Xiaomi on Tuesday will report earnings from the third quarter, when it surpassed Apple to become the world’s No. 3 smartphone maker – Nikkei (24)

Conference Board Consumer Confidence for October (24)

President Emmanuel Macron will give a speech to the nation about the virus situation and may announce a partial relaxation of restrictions which have been in place since Oct. 30 – Reuters (24)

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam gives a policy address on Wednesday – Bloomberg (25)

British chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce the government’s spending plan on Wednesday, which will cover initiatives to tackle the impact of coronavirus on the UK’s economy and protect jobs – FT (25)

Durable Goods Orders for October (25)

GDP 2nd estimate for 3Q (25)

New Home Sales for October (25)

FOMC Minutes (25)

ECB Minutes (26)

The US will sit down to Thanksgiving on Thursday, which for many people will be celebrated under Covid restrictions. It also kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season – FT (26)

India’s second-quarter GDP is expected to have contracted at a slower pace than in the previous three months – Nikkei (27)









Focus on Economic Calendar



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