US President Joe Biden speaks in front of both houses of Congress Wednesday evening (US time)
- expected to begin around 9 pm ET (0100 GMT)
Also on the agenda for the session ahead
- Its a market holiday in Japan today, the beginning of 'Golden week' holdiays
2245 GMT New Zealand trade balance for March
prior NZD 181m
exports prior NZD 4.47bn
imports prior NZD 4.29bn
0100 GMT New Zealand ANZ business survey for April, preliminary
Business Confidence prior -8.4
Activity Outlook prior 16.4
0130 GMT Australia terms of trade data for Q1 2021 - big jump expected thanks to strongly rising commodity prices. These have been a positive input for the Australian dollar.
Import Price Index expected -1.6% , prior -1.0% q/q
Export Price Index expected +9.0% , prior +5.5%
None of these are likely to move FX much upon release.