Welcome, Traders!
Today is Thursday the 27th of April / Friday the 28th of April, depending on where you are.
Here are some things to look out for in the session.


The US dollar traded little changed, losing earlier gains as risk sentiment improved. Treasury yields rose after data showed that inflationary pressures maintained. When BoJ's Governor Ueda heads his first BoJ meeting on Friday, commodity currencies dominate gains in the Group of 10, while the yen is among the laggards.


7:30 PM ET

Japanese Unemployment Rate - Forecast: 2.5% | Prior: 2.6%
Tokyo CPI Overall - Forecast: 3.2% | Prior: 3.3%
Tokyo Core CPI YoY - Forecast: 3.2% | Prior: 3.2%
Japanese Large Scale Retail Sales YoY - Forecast: | Prior: 5%
Japanese Industrial Output Prelim MoM SA - Forecast: 0.4% | Prior: 4.6%

10:00 PM ET

BoJ Rate Statement (Tentative) - Forecast is for no change at -0.1%.