Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Uchida will appear in parliament from 10am Tokyo time

Uchida will be in the Diet from 10 am Japan time

This is 0100 GMT and 2100 US Eastern time.

We’ve had a pile of data from Japan today, none of it suggestive of a quickening of BOJ rate hikes to come. although at least retail sales improved:

I wonder how much of the improvement in retail sales can be attributed to the prospect of wage rises?

This article was written by Eamonn Sheridan at Source