The waiting is for the Bank of Japan today, here is some data in the meantime

Trade balance: Y -444.6bn

  • expected Y -483.2bn, prior was Y -231.9bn

Trade balance (adjusted): Y -190.4bn

  • expected Y -144.1bn, prior was Y -45.6bn

Exports 6.6% y/y and a good beat

  • expected 5.2%, prior was 3.9%

Imports 15.4% y/y

  • expected 14.5%, prior was 14.6%

Yen - little response. then again, there rarely is …


For a little background to this:

And. for the BOJ today: