Welcome, Traders!
It is Thursday 19th / Friday 20th of January, depending on where you are.
Here are some things to expect ahead of the APAC session today.

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A gauge of the dollar's strength fell for the session as traders digested comments from Fed Governor Lael Brainard, who said Thursday rates will need to remain high for some time in order to further cool inflation. The possibility of a policy shift by the Bank of Japan propelled the yen to the top of the group of ten currencies. Treasury yields increased.

6:30 PM ET
Japanese CPI Overall Nationwide for December
Median Forecast: 4% | Prior: 3.8% | Range: 4.2% / 3.9%

Japanese Core CPI Nationwide YoY for December
Median Forecast: 4% | Prior: 3.7% | Range: 4.2% / 3.8%

8:15 PM ET
PBoC Interest Rate 5 Yr
Median Forecast: 4.3% | Prior: 4.3% | Range: 4.3% / 4.15%

PBoC Interest Rate 1 Yr
Median Forecast: 3.65% | Prior: 3.65% | Range: 3.65% / 3.5%


Good luck!