Earlier in the week we did get speculation on a date for bilateral talks US – Japan trade talks likely scheduled for September 21 Motegi not confirming, nor denying I suppose
NZ April to June (Q2) GDP is due on Thursday (local time) – here is a preview Its via ASB, this in summary: — This NZ data is due Wednesday 19 September at 2245GMT
Monthly report on the economy released, – leaves unchanged its overall assessment that the economy (recovering at a moderate pace) – upgraded its assessment of capital expenditure (first time in nine months) The upgrade to business spending is the noted change in the report. Its has been rising (we got more evidence fo this yesterday,…
Chinese data for industrial production, retail sales and investment for August 2018 is due at 0130GMT Earlier preview (what Barclays expects) is here This real quickie now via Nomura:
USD/yen quietly having a push higher as Tokyo forex desks get active 112 has been a bit of a focus, though apart from a big obvious round number I am not sure how important the level is? (Happy for some feedback on this)
According to Bloomberg’s latest survey of economists economists saw the central bank moving in Q2 2019 But as long as persist, the RBA is going to struggle to raise rates even in 2019. Hence, we may see the same calls being pushed back further into 2020 should inflation continue to stay in limbo while wage…
Reuters passing on the headline news of Massachusetts state police report OK, more (via ): local media there – Officials said the fires were are being caused by over-pressured gas valves Oh …. and its worse than that headline …
Forex and Bitcoin news for Asia trading Friday 14 September 2018 A day of lacklustre ranges in for forex in the Asian morning here, but there were significant comments from the Japanese PM Abe to be aware of.
BusinessNZ manufacturing PMI has been on the slide in recent months but still in ‘expansion’ (above 50) Which has reflected the drop in business confidence An improvement for August. That’ll be welcome.
The National Hurricane Center latest: That is good news, better than earlier at least. Still, I don’t imagine those in the path will be relaxing too much.