June 17, 2024


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Live news updates: The week ahead

Live news updates: The week ahead

The US is preparing for the Thanksgiving Day celebrations, so hope the classic operate of travel chaos and street gridlock stories in the days foremost up to the countrywide vacation on Thursday. Then put together for the economic analysis of the Black Friday profits figures the day later on.

After a week or so of worldwide summits, President Joe Biden will be compelled to talk turkey with a turkey (instead than other globe leaders) this Monday as he undertakes the standard pardoning of the vacation year fowl — of course, other individuals may well pick out to help save a turkey due to escalating expenses.

Throughout the Atlantic, where by the avian flu nightmare in advance of Xmas for British festive poultry farmers is having worse, the big constitutional event is the Supreme Court’s ruling — owing on Wednesday — about whether or not the Scottish parliament can connect with a 2nd independence referendum without the approval of the UK’s Westminster government.

Scottish National celebration leader Nicola Sturgeon, who considerably ironically has the 1st referendum failure to thank for obtaining the work as first minister due to the fact it pressured the resignation of her predecessor Alex Salmond, has upped the stakes by bidding for IndyRef2.

Campaigners for Scottish independence attend a rally in Glasgow
Campaigners for Scottish independence go to a rally in Glasgow © Robert Perry/EPA-EFE

The expectation is that the court docket will rule in opposition to Sturgeon’s proposal, which some claim is her serious intention simply because it will gas the nationalist perception of grievance against Westminster in advance of the standard election, owing in the upcoming two yrs.

British organization leaders will be able to have their say about Uk politics at the CBI conference, which starts on Monday in Birmingham. Speakers incorporate a “senior cupboard minister”, John Lewis Partnership chair Sharon White and BT Team main govt Philip Jansen.

Oh certainly, and there is some a lot more soccer getting performed. Click for the FT’s extensive Qatar protection.

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The G7 flash buying managers’ index experiences are the emphasize of a mild statistical routine, many thanks in large aspect to Thanksgiving. Also, the OECD updates its economic outlook forecasts on Tuesday.

Price placing intentions will be in the information once again with the November Federal Open up Industry Committee minutes demonstrating just how opinions are altering amid the US central bankers. Charge rises are expected in South Korea, forecast to rise by 25 foundation factors, and South Africa, exactly where a 75 foundation stage improve is forecast. Turkey bucks this development with an predicted jumbo fall of 150 foundation factors.


Just in time for the most important retail function of the US calendar, we have a clutch of earnings from US and British isles merchants Finest Get, Abercrombie & Fitch, Halfords, Animals at House and Mothercare.

Ingka Team, which owns most of the Ikea shops globally, experiences full-12 months figures on Thursday, which will contain gains for the household furnishing retailer.

Browse the whole 7 days ahead calendar here.