China Congress, Primaries, ECB, Carney: Week Ahead March 5-12

Follow this link  to read what is expected to influence the markets next week. Article from BloombergBusiness by James Amott, Phyllis Halliday and Keat Kian Koh

 

China’s National People’s Congress opens, giving investors fresh insight into the country’s priorities as economic targets are set for 2016 and officials decide the party’s new five-year plan.

U.S. presidential primaries and caucuses are held in Washington, DC, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska and Puerto Rico.

President Barack Obama hosts Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House.

 Euro cost of hedging surges ahead of ECB policy decision.

The European Central Bank meets to set monetary policy and debate economic stimulus.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney testifies to U.K. lawmakers on issues related to Britain’s June 23 referendum on European Union membership.

Canada, Malaysia, Poland and South Korea also make interest-rate decisions.

Syria peace talks are scheduled to resume in Geneva.

Dollar General Corp., E.ON SE, Prudential Plc, Merck KGaA and Volkswagen AG are among the companies releasing earnings.

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