Welcome, Traders!
Today is Thursday the 25th of May / Friday the 26th of May depending on where you are.
Here are some things to look out for in the session.


As debt-limit talks in Washington remained in focus, a gauge of the dollar's strength extended advances into a fourth day, the longest winning streak since October. Nevertheless, traders have fully priced in another quarter-point raise by the Fed in the next two policy sessions, with 2-year Treasury yields rising. The yen fell below 140 per dollar for the first time since late November, highlighting differing views for monetary policy in Japan and the United States.


7:30 PM ET

Tokyo CPI Overall - Forecast: 3.4% | Prior: 3.6%
Tokyo Core CPI YoY - Forecast: 3.4% | Prior: 3.5%

9:30 PM ET

Australian Retail Sales MoM Final - Forecast: 0.3% | Prior: 0.4%

Good luck!