W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w49

30 November, 2020

Summary Key Macro Events

Brexit talks roll on this week as the still divided EU and British negotiating teams seek to ratify an agreement ready for January 1 – FT (30)

Opec members will sit down with Russia on Monday for a two-day meeting against the backdrop of a month-long oil rally (30)

White House health advisor Birx hopes to brief Biden Monday on coronavirus response – CNBC (30)

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, will present a fiscal update on Monday (30)

Pending Home Sales for October (30)

Beijing’s efforts to centralize supervision on the use of goods and services deemed sensitive to national security come to a head Tuesday, when the export control law comes into effect – Nikkei (2)

The OECD on Tuesday presents its global economic outlook – (1)

Eurozone finance ministers will meet virtually on Tuesday to discuss taxation and budget matters as well as the Italian G20 presidency in 2021 – FT (1)

US Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell will be in the limelight when he testifies, along with treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday and a day later before the House Financial Services Committee, in a quarterly appearance to discuss the CARES Act – FT (1 & 2)

ISM Manufacturing for November (1)

EU health ministers meet on Wednesday do discuss the pandemic – FT (2)

ISM Services for November (3)

After consulting with investors, index compilers FTSE Russell and MSCI will reveal their stance on including securities from companies that the U.S. government says help the Chinese military – Nikkei (4)

Employment Report for November (4)








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