Welcome, Traders!
It is Tuesday 17th / Wednesday 18th of January, depending on where you are.
Here are some things to expect ahead of the APAC session today.

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The yen rose ahead of another potential policy shift by the Bank of Japan. Meanwhile, the Euro lost earlier gains following a report that ECB officials are beginning to consider a slower pace of interest-rate hikes. A measure of the strength of the US dollar, and short-term treasury yields fell.

6:50 PM ET
Japanese Core Machinery Orders MoM for November
Median Forecast: -1% | Prior: 5.4% | Range: 2.2% / -4%

Japanese Core Machinery Orders YoY for November
Median Forecast: 1.6% | Prior: 0.4% | Range: 6.8% / -8%

10:00 PM ET (Tentative)
BoJ Interest Rate for January 18th
Median Forecast: -0.1% | Prior: -0.1% | Range: -0.1% / -0.1%

BoJ Rate Statement for January 18th

BoJ Policy Outlook for January 18th


Good luck!