08 Mar '23 at 8:38 am #54576
Japan’s Upper House will vote on the nominations to the Bank of Japan on Friday.
Japan’s January Current Account deficit JPY1.977 trln (expected deficit of JPY818 bln; last deficit of JPY33 bln). January Leading Index -0.4% m/m (last -0.4%) and Coincident Indicator -3.0% m/m (last -0.2%). February Bank Lending 3.3% yr/yr (last 3.1%) and February Economy Watchers Current Index 52.0 (expected 49.1; last 48.5)
Reserve Bank of Australia’s Governor Lowe said that the central bank is getting closer to a point where a pause in rate hikes will be appropriate.
Australia’s Prime Minister Albanese will travel to Washington after this weekend’s trip to India.