08 Feb '23 at 8:14 am #53092
Japan’s January Bank Lending 3.1% yr/yr (expected 2.5%; last 2.7%) and January Economy Watchers Current Index 48.5 (expected 48.4; last 48.7)
South Korea’s December Current Account surplus $2.68 bln (last deficit of $220 mln)
Japan will reportedly end coronavirus tests for visitors from China.
Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida said that the next Bank of Japan governor will have to closely coordinate with other central banks. Nominees will reportedly be presented to parliament next week.
Expectations for the terminal official cash rate from the Reserve Bank of Australia have increased to 3.85% from 3.60%.
The Reserve Bank of India raised its policy rate by 25 bps to 6.50%, as expected.