We just had the Bank of Japan announcement and their updated outlook And, there is more to come from the BOJ head honcho himself: Tomorrow its over to Europe for the European Central Bank meeting. These from earlier:
Speaking on the economy. ForexLive
A quick take preview of the upcoming European Central Bank meeting on 24 January 2019 Some comments via ING: And, further out: ForexLive
The mid point for onshore yuan trade today. People’s Bank of China has skipped Open Market operations today – net drain of 80bn yuan due to maturing RRs ForexLive
Venezuela has paid off money it owed to Deutsche Bank, DB transferred gold to the nation. But the gold is held at the Bank of England. Venezuela wants to repatriate the gold. But, according to this piece in Reuters there is reluctance on the part of the UK to hand it over.
Greg had the report up on comments from Swiss National Bank Vice-Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg. – S After you finish with that, Reuters have a very brief piece up for a teeny bit more:
The two day Bank of Japan meeting concludes today. The Bank does not have a set time for the end of the meeting, nor for the subsequent Statement. But … you can expect the announcement some time between 0230GMT and 0330 GMT.
The Bank of Japan January 2018 monetary policy meeting concludes today There is no firmly scheduled time for the post-meeting statement but 0230 to 0300 GMT (likely earlier in that window than later given no change is expected) is a good bet.
SNB rattles the intervention threat SNBs Maecher is on the wire saying:
This via Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz SE and someone well worth listening too You don’t have to agree, of course, but worth listening too (or, in this case, reading). Its good a good summary of background and goes on to the challenges now facing the Bank: