W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w52

21 December, 2020


Summary Key Macro Events

Index provider FTSE Russell starts the week by deleting shares of eight Chinese companies from its global equity indexes and China A Inclusion Index. (21)

Brexit trade-deal talks may be continuing and the U.K. Parliament is on standby to be recalled next week to ratify any agreement that may be reached with the EU. (21)

A European Medicines Agency committee meets to review the vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech earlier than planned, after pressure from EU countries – Bloomberg (21)

The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress will hold a five-day meeting to review, among other proposed laws, amendments to military-related laws and a draft Anti-Monopoly Law. (22)

Consumer Confidence for December (22)

Existing Home Sales for November (22) ➡ I expect a downward surprise.

If Israel’s current ruling coalition, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuand Defense Minister Benny Gantz, can’t reach a compromise on the national budget by today’s deadline the government automatically falls, and Israel will be forced into another election, its fourth in two years (23)

Durable Goods Orders for November (23)

New Home Sales for November (23)

Most stock markets close for Christmas. Australia, Canada, and U.K. markets also shut on Dec. 28. (25)








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