Week inAdvance
Monday | Jul 18, 2022
Mon Jul 18 WEF's 'The New Champion Dialogues'. | Tue Jul 19 SEC oversight hearing. PRI passive strategy webinar. Yellen visits South Korea. | Wed Jul 20 IOSCO investor webinar. UK postal workers set to strike for three days. | Thu Jul 21 National Day public holiday in Belgium. ECB rate decision. Nord Stream 1 pipeline reopens?

The European Central Bank is expected to raise rates for the first time in more than a decade on July 21. Markets are pricing a 25-basis-point move, which would keep the Eurozone at negative rates despite surging inflation. President Christine Lagarde will discuss the decision and a new tool to combat yield spreads between European nations. 

On Wednesday, the EU will unveil its contingency plan in case Russia doesn’t resume gas flows through Nord Stream 1, which is scheduled to come back online Thursday after annual maintenance. In the UK, 2,400 Royal Mail workers plan to strike for three days, starting on Wednesday, to protest job and pay cuts. 


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Wednesday, Jul 20
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
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at the agencies
Tuesday, Jul 19
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visits South Korea. A central topic of her talks is to help build momentum for a complex effort to cap prices for Russian oil.
on the hill
Tuesday, Jul 19
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets hearing: "Oversight of the SEC's Division of Enforcement."

Tuesday, Jul 19
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing: "Fairness in Financial Services: Racism and Discrimination in Banking."

Wednesday, Jul 20
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Hearing: "Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Finance Agency."

Wednesday, Jul 20
SENATE FINANCE
Hearing: "The Role of Tax Incentives in Affordable Housing."

Thursday, Jul 21
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing: "Priced Out: The State of Housing in America."
across the globe
Monday, Jul 18 -
Tuesday, Jul 19
GENEVA, Switzerland
World Economic Forum's The New Champion Dialogues will convene entrepreneurial leaders from business, government and society for a select number of high-level dialogues and action-oriented discussions to move critical collaborations forward despite ongoing global uncertainty

Tuesday, Jul 19
VIRTUAL
Navigating responsible investment in passive strategies. Asset owner, investment manager and index provider views on how responsible investment is developing in the passive investment market and how they are tackling emerging issues in a passive strategy.

Tuesday Jul 19
UNITED KINGDOM
The Royal Mail workers strike set to start will deepen the nation’s labor woes during what’s been termed a summer of discontent, with rail workers, airline employees, barristers and others walking off their jobs or threatening to do so as the cost of living soars.

Wednesday, Jul 20
MADRID, Spain (virtual)
IOSCO World Investor Week 1st Webinar in preparation for the launch of its sixth annual WIW October 2-9. The key messages of the 2022 IOSCO WIW campaign will be based on two themes: 1) investor resilience, and 2) sustainable finance. These messages complement those of previous IOSCO WIW editions, such as frauds and scams prevention, and crypto assets.

Wednesday, Jul 20
EUROPEAN UNION
A day before Russia is scheduled to resume gas flows through Nord Stream 1, the European Union will unveil a contingency plan in case the pipeline remains shut.

Thursday, Jul 21
FRANKFURT, Germany
European Central Bank's monetary policy committee makes interest rate decision.
other events
Tuesday, Jul 19
NEW YORK CITY

Wednesday, Jul 20
UNITED STATES
Space Exploration Day commemorates the date that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in 1969. It comes a day before the 11th anniversary of NASA’s final successful space shuttle mission STS-135, when Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center after 30 years of space shuttle flights.