Economic calendar: CBRT rate decision, Fed member speeches

7:04 AM October 20, 2022
  • European indices open little changed

  • CBRT expected to deliver 100 bp rate cut today

  • Speeches from Fed Harker and Fed Bowman

European stock market indices opened little changed. Futures trade off the Asian session lows after Bloomberg report on potential easing of Covid restrictions in China propped up risk moods. The day ahead will host some interesting events. Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey is expected to announce a 100 bp rate cut at noon while Fed members Harker and Bowman may trigger some USD volatility in the afternoon with their speeches. Among top earnings releases of the day one can find reports from Dow, AT&T as well as US airlines - Alaska Airlines and American Airlines.

9:00 am BST - Poland, data pack for September.

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  • Wage growth. Expected: 13% YoY. Previous: 12.7% YoY

  • Employment change. Expected: 2.4% YoY. Previous: 2.4% YoY

  • Industrial production. Expected: 8.9% YoY. Previous: 10.9% YoY

12:00 pm BST - CBRT rate decision

1:30 pm BST - US, jobless claims. Expected: 230k. Previous: 228k

1:30 pm BST - US, Philadelphia Fed index for October. Expected: -5.0. Previous: -9.9

3:00 pm BST - US, existing home sales for September. Expected: 4.7 million. Previous: 4.8 million

3:30 pm BST - EIA natural gas inventories. Expected: +105 bcf. Previous: +125 bcf

Central bankers' speeches

  • 5:00 pm BST - Fed Harker

  • 7:05 pm BST - Fed Bowman

Top US earnings reports

  • American Airlines (AAL.US) - before market open

  • AT&T (T.US) - before market open

  • Dow (DOW.US) - before market open

  • Alaska Airlines (ALK.US) - before market open

  • Philips Morris International (PM.US) - before market open

  • Union Pacific (UNP.US) - before market open

  • CSX Corporation (CSX.US) - after market close


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