Comments by BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda – 3 April 2018 Nothing new from Kuroda that we haven’t already heard. A repeat of the usual BOJ mantra.
The RBA drew attention to money market rates in its latest statement Here is the added text to the statement: Financial conditions generally remain expansionary. There has, however, been some tightening of conditions in US dollar short-term money markets, with US dollar short-term interest rates increasing for reasons other than the increase in the federal…
Monetary policy statement by the RBA for its 3 April 2018 meeting At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. =======================================================
The Reserve Bank of Australia announces its monetary policy decision – 3 April 2018 Pretty much the same stuff so far by the RBA as from the March meeting. The aussie barely budged from the announcement, no surprises there.
Coming up at 0430 GMT the announcement and accompanying Statement (from Gov. Lowe) There is no expectation of any change in the cash rate Focus will be on the Statement
The second part of the Tankan was out earlier – the focus on this part is CPI: In brief while firms expect inflation over the next months and years, their their expectations are unchanged from the Q4 survey and still falling way short of the BOJ goal of 2%.
Weaker for the onshore yuan today at the People’s Bank of China rate setting PBOC skips open market operations today
The Reserve Bank of Australia announcement and Governor Lowe’s accompanying Statement are due at 0430 GMT today, 3 April 2018 There is no expectation of any change in the cash rate, and thus focus will be on the Statement.
The first part of the Tankan was out yesterday: Second part now: All unchanged and all well short of the 2% BOJ target.
There is no change in the rates expected from the RBA today. The announcement and Statement come at 0430 GMT on 03 April 2018. – I posted earlier: More now …