Comments from Nomura on the USD (via Bloomberg report) – US rate markets have returned to pricing in a (small) probability of a Federal Reserve hike – global growth expectations have risen – assisted other currencies to gain against the USD Fed communications …. sheesh … they’ve been a bit messy for sure.
ECB releases its account of its December monetary policy meeting – Says risk situation was “fragile and fluid” – Risks are rotating in uncertain environment ForexLive
Bank of Japan releases its latest Sakura report – Maintains economic assessment for 7 of 9 regions ForexLive The BOJ raises its assessment for the Hokkaido and Chugoku region while maintaining its economic assessment for the other regions in the report. The full report can be found .
Coming up from the US on 10 January 2019, six Federal Reserve officials are speaking. Dove fest? – 1335GMT Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Barkin speaks on ‘Ensuring Long-Term Growth’
China US trade talks have been in the news, the latest: I don’t know about you but those comments seem sort of pro forma and have not left me feeling warm and fuzzy ….
The Bank of Japan releases the text of Governor Kuroda’s speech to a branch manager meeting Headlines via Reuters Nothing in those comments indicating any change … steady as she goes from the BOJ and Kuroda.
Richmond Fed President ForexLive
Richmond Fed President Barkin answers questions ForexLive
Bullard and Evans also scheduled to speak Just a reminder, Fed Chair Powell is scheduled to speak at 12:45 PM ET to the Economic Club of Washington. Back on January 4th, Powell walked back ( and )more hawkish comments made after the December FOMC meeting, and ignited the rally in stocks since then.
Barkin’s speech out early The speech is similar to . his talk on January 4 The headlines were scheduled to come out at 1335 GMT. There is a Q&A which will start shortly.