W Week Ahead

Week Ahead – w6 (2021)

08 February, 2021
week ahead


Summary Key Macro Events

Congressional committees will start crafting legislation this week on specific components of President Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus package – FT (from 8)

Mario Draghi will continue his attempts to win enough support among lawmakers to form a new unity government or risk the country heading towards snap elections – FT (from 8)

ECB President Christine Lagarde is expected to participate in a debate about the ECB annual report at the European Parliament – Bloomberg (8)

The US Senate trial of Donald Trump is set to begin on Tuesday after he was impeached last month in a bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives – FT (9)

CPI & PPI for January (10)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with state premiers on the likely extension of coronavirus curbs (10)

CPI for January (10)

Fed Chair Jerome Powell will speak on a webinar hosted by the Economic Club of New York (10)

The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to announce its final decision in the LG Chem/SK Innovation trade secrets case – Bloomberg (10)

Lunar New Year public holidays begin in nations across Asia, with China breaking for a week to celebrate the Year of the Ox. Chinese New Year is Friday (11)

⚠ 0PEC monthly Oil Market Report is published, covering major issues affecting the world oil market and demand forecasts (11)

The European Commission publishes new economic forecasts (11)






Focus on Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w5


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w5 (Bloomberg)