Lets get the Federal Reserve speaker out of the way first, apparently it's a speech on the payment system so that sounds unlikely to give much clue on an economic outlook nor monetary policy

  • There will, however, be a Q&A following and then a media Q&A also.
  • Patrick Harker (President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) speaks in San Diego (long way from home for Mr. H)
  • Begins at 2130GMT

2230GMT - Australia - Construction PMI for January

  • Australian Industry Group Performance of Construction Index. prior 47.0

Earlier this month we've had:

2350GMT - Japan Official Reserve Assets for January. Bigly.

0001GMT - UK - BRC Sales Like for like (January)

  • expected +0.9% y/y, prior +1%

0200GMT - New Zealand (back after holiday Monday) - 2 year inflation expectations for Q1, prior 1.68%

0330GMT - Australia - Reserve Bank of Australia announcement

Did someone say 'where are the previews?'

0500GMT - Japan leading and coincident indexes for December (preliminary)

  • expected 105.5 and 115.1 respectively
  • prior 102.8 & 115, respectively