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Coming Up – ECB, Riksbanken and Norges Bank to Hold Rates

Stockholm (Ekonamik) – If last week saw a single central bank meeting in South Korea, next week will be very much the opposite, with fourteen different interest rate decisions, not least from the ECB, Riksbanken and Norges Bank. The expectation from Swedbank and Handelsbank Capital Markets is that Riskbanken and Norges Bank will hold their rates constant. Similarly, following last month’s cut to the deposit facility, no one is expecting the ECB to cut rates again this week.

Otherwise, the main news will come from macroeconomic data, of which the stand out contributions will come advanced October Composite PMIs for the Eurozone, France, Germany, Japan and the USA due on Thursday. Otherwise, leading indicators for Argentina will be interesting for those of us following the Argentinian presidential election saga, while unemployment in Mexico and GDP in South Korea will also be meaningful.

Politically, Canada will hold its Federal elections on Monday, while the Russia Africa Summit will take place on Thursday.

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21/10/2019MondayCBP Interest Rate Decision (Paraguay)
Loan Prime Rate (China) (September)
Industrial Production (Spain) (August)
Federal Election (Canada)
Bond Issuance (Lithuania, Slovakia, Romania and ESM)
22/10/2019TuesdayCBH Interest Rate Decision (Hungary)
NBG Interest Rate Decision (Georgia)
Unemployment Rate (Mexico) (September)
Balance of Trade (Argentina) (September)
CBI Surveys (Business optimism and Orders) (UK) (Q4, October)
Business Outlook Survey (Canada) (October)
Bond Issuance (UK, USA)
23/10/2019
WednesdayBoA Interest Rate Decision (Angola)
BoN Interest Rate Decision (Namibia)
CBC Interest Rate Decision (Chile)
CPI Inflation (South Africa) (September)
Consumer Confidence (€Z) (October) (Flash)
Leading indicator (Argentina) (September)
Bond Issuance (Denmark, Germany, Sweden, USA)
24/10/2019
ThursdayECB Interest Rate Decision (€Z)
Riskbanken Interest Rate Decision (Sweden)
Norges Bank Interest Rate Decision (Norway)
BI Interest Rate Decision (Indonesia)
NBU Interest Rate Decision (Ukraine)
TCMB Interest Rate Decision (Turkey)
GDP Growth (South Korea) (2019Q3)
Markit Composite PMI (€Z, France, Germany, Japan, USA) (October)
Economic Indicator (Argentina, Mexico) (August)
Bond Issuance (Hungary, Romania, USA)
Russia-Africa Summit
25/10/2019
FridayCBAR Interest Rate Decision (Azerbaijan)
BOR Interest Rate Decision (Russia)
University of Michigan surveys (USA) (October)
Ifo surveys (Germany) (October)
GfK Consumer Confidence (Germany) (November)
Bond Issuance (Italy, Poland)

Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe is an economist with 8 years of experience in macroeconomic and financial analysis for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UN World Institute for Development Economic Research, the Stockholm School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Filipe holds a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE and a MSc in Economics from the University of London, where he currently is a PhD candidate.

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