Economic calendar in Asia Tuesday, 31 October 2023 – Bank of Japan statement due

It’s a packed data agenda ahead, the highlight is the Bank of Japan statement. There is never a scheduled time for the release of the Bank’s statement. Its likely to be sometime in the 0230 to 0330 (GMT) time window (10.30 to 11.30 pm US Eastern time).

Expectations of any change in policy from the Bank are mixed, with some analysts looking for a widening of the JGB yield tolerance band and some not. I posted a preview here:

and will have more to come.

Hot tip from the Nikkei is here: BOJ to consider policy tweak to allow 10-year yields to exceed 1% — report

  • This
    snapshot from the ForexLive economic data calendar, access
    it here
  • The
    times in the left-most column are GMT.
  • The
    numbers in the right-most column are the ‘prior’ (previous
    month/quarter as the case may be) result. The number in the column
    next to that, where there is a number, is the consensus median
  • I’ve
    noted data for New Zealand and Australia with text as the similarity
    of the little flags can sometimes be confusing.

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