Welcome to the last day of the trading week in Asia - data, Federal Reserve and Bank of Canada speakers coming up!

2120GMT - BoC Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc speaking

2330GMT - Japan - CPI national (April) and Tokyo (May - Tokyo CPI data is available a month earlier than the National CPI).

I'll get the 'preview' for he CPI up on a separate post. Note its out at 2330GMT, not 2350GMT like most other Japanese data.

2350GMT - Japan - PPI services for April

  • expected +0.9% y/y, prior +0.8%

0000GMT - New Zealand fin min Joyce speaking

0200GMT - Federal Reserve Bullard - speaking from Tokyo. Subject matter is the economy and monetary policy.