It’s a big day from Japan today, mainly because of the BOJ announcement later in the session (more on that later, but, very briefly – no change from them is the expected)

Coming up at 2350GMT:

  • BoP Current Account Balance for June, expected ¥ -325.6B, prior ¥ 522.8B
  • BoP Current Account Adjusted for June: expected ¥ 109.0B, prior ¥ 384.6B
  • Trade Balance BoP Basis June: expected ¥ -592.8B, prior ¥ -675.9B
  • Bank Lending excluding trusts July, y/y: prior 2.5%
  • Bank Lending including trusts July, y/y: prior 2.3%