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Coming Up – EU-China Summit, ECB meeting, Inflation and Indian Elections

Stockholm (Ekonamik) – Despite a slow start, the fifteenth week of 2019 will be very busy. On Tuesday, the main event will be the EU-China Summit, between European Commission President Juncker, EU Council President Donald Tusk, EU High Representative Mogherini and Chinese Premier Li. The summit will focus on the situation in the Korean peninsula, the Iran nuclear deal, Afghanistan and the Venezuelan crisis.

Wednesday is by far the busiest day of the week. The main event will be the meeting of the ECB’s Governing Council. However, the day will also see the publication the minutes of the latest FOMC meeting, as well as inflation statistics for Brazil and the USA, and GDP figures for the UK.

Thursday will see the publication of March inflation figures for China, France and Germany, and the beginning of parliamentary elections in India. The end of the week will be heavy on data releases for India, with both CPI and industrial production being published on Friday. On the same day, industrial production figures will also be published for the Euro-Zone.

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MondaySentix Investor Confidence (€Z) (Apr)
ECB Speech (Enria) (€Z)
Bond Issuance (Sweden, Lithuania, Romania)
09/04/2019TuesdayCPI Inflation (Mexico) (March)
Fed Speech (Clarida) (USA)
EU-China Summit
Bond Issuance (Austria, Germany, UK, USA)
10/04/2019WednesdayECB Governing Council Meeting (€Z)
FOMC Minutes (USA)
CPI Inflation (Brazil, USA) (March)
GDP Growth (UK) (Feb)
Industrial Productions (France, Italy, UK) (Feb)
Fed Speech (Powell, Quarles) (USA)
ECB Speech (Draghi, Coeure) (€Z)
RBA Speech (Debelle) (Australia)
Bond Issuance (Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Sweden, USA)
11/04/2019ThursdayCPI Inflation (China, France, Germany) (March)
Industrial Production (Mexico) (Feb)
Fed Speech (Powell, Bowman, Bullard, Clarida, Williams)
Bond Issuance (Hungary, Italy, Spain, Romania, USA)
India Parliamentary Election - Voting Starts
12/04/2019FridayCPI Inflation (India, Spain) (March)
Industrial Production (€Z, India) (Feb)
ECB Speech (Enria,Praet) (€Z)
Fed Speech (Powell) (USA)

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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