Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Geopolitics and Stormy Weather


November Current Account surplus JPY1.89 trln (expected surplus of JPY2.18 trln; last surplus of JPY2.62 trln).
December Bank Lending 3.1% yr/yr (expected 2.7%; last 2.8%).
December Economy Watchers Current Index 50.7 (expected 49.9; last 49.5)

There was speculation that the Bank of Japan will lower its inflation forecast for FY24 after the recent deceleration in measures.