Week inAdvance
Monday | Dec 28, 2020
Mon Dec 28 Australian, Canadian and U.K. markets are closed for national holidays. | Wed Dec 30 U.K. Parliament vote on EU trade deal. | Thu Dec 31 U.S. initial jobless claims. | Fri Jan 1 New Year’s Day. Most global stock markets closed.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
save the date
Thursday, Jan 14
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11:30 - noon

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
at the agencies

No meetings of note.
on the hill

No hearings of note.
across the globe
Wednesday, Dec 30
The Brexit deal reached between the EU and the U.K. still needs approval from lawmakers on both sides. Boris Johnson plans to have the House of Commons vote today, and it’s expected to pass. The EU Parliament will accept the accord provisionally on Jan. 1 and will meet to vote on it later in the new year.

Friday, Jan 1
Britain is officially outside the EU’s single market and customs union, free of the influence of the European Court of Justice, and with sovereignty over its waters. But trade won’t flow as smoothly as before, the deal doesn’t apply to the services industry, and there’s nothing yet on equivalence for financial services.
other events
Wednesday, Dec 30
A U.S. housing gauge from the National Association of Realtors will likely show pending home sales saw a slight pickup in November after two straight declines. Also today, economists project government data will show the goods-trade deficit widened slightly to $81.5 billion in November.
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