It is Wednesday 15th / Thursday 16th of February, depending on where you are.
Here are some things to expect ahead of the APAC session today.
After US economic data boosted bets on more Fed rate hikes, a gauge of the US dollar's strength rose to its highest level since early January. The currencies of Australia and New Zealand were among the worst performers.
6:50 PM ET
Japanese Total Trade Balance for January
Median Forecast: -3976.7B | Prior: -1448.5B | Range: -2533.1B / -4400.0B
Japanese Exports for January
Median Forecast: -1.7% | Prior: 11.5% | Range: 13.9% / -5.0%
Japanese Imports for January
Median Forecast: 20.6% | Prior: 20.6% | Range: 25.9% / 14.2%
Japanese Core Machinery Orders YoY for December
Median Forecast: -6.1% | Prior: -3.7% | Range: -2.1% / -13.0%
Japanese Core Machinery Orders MoM for December
Median Forecast: 2.8% | Prior: -8.3% | Range: 6.8% / -6.0%
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Australian Unemployment Rate for January
Median Forecast: 3.5% | Prior: 3.5% | Range: 3.6% / 3.4%
Australian Employment Change for January
Median Forecast: 20k | Prior: -14.6k | Range: 45k / -5k