US Initial jobless claims will be announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
BOJ's Kuroda considers North Korea to be a major risk to global outlook
As Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stressed, resuming tensions in North Korea were among major risks to a brightening global economic outlook. He added that the major bank was closely monitoring the impact on financial markets as well as Japan's economy.
He also backed the BOJ's 2% inflation target, labeled by many financial experts as too ambitious, telling that Japan’s major financial institution can help keep long-term currency moves steady by simply setting its price objective at a level equivalent to other key banks.
As with other key financial institutions, the BOJ's first line of defense versus major economic as well as market shocks would be to provide unlimited amounts of liquidity via transactions.
In April-June, Japan's economy managed to expand at an annualized rate of 2.5%, thus demonstrating the longest streak of expansion for 11 years, on firm exports as well as a pick-up in consumption.
The US dollar has broken through the key resistance, it failed to cross since March so far. Riskier assets are dipping. Let’s discuss it in detail.
Services and Manufacturing PMIs are out on Wednesday at 11:30 MT time.
China’s Manufacturing PMI will be out on Wednesday at 04:00 MT time!
China's industrial rebound, progress in US fiscal stimulus and other important news in this article.
The market sentiment is mixed as investors weigh US stimulus package against the rising infections and worse-than-expected US unemployment claims. Jump in for fresh analysis of EUR/USD, USD/JPY, S&P 500 and gold!