The Day Today 10th April 2019

  • Tusk talks about a flexible 1 year extension, TM wants June 30th, and others in Europe talk about a longer term coming with harsher conditions bbcBrexit
  • RBA’s Debelle, kept up to pace with RBA’s latest  comments, but he is normally more dovish fxsDebelle
  • Uber IPO on its way, perhaps documents Thursday, $10bn would make it about the 10th biggest IPO of all time, may cause some market turbulence bloombergUberIPO
  • Kuroda on the need for inflation AND wages to pick up at the same time reutersKuroda
  • Japan Machinery Orders m/m 1.8%, expected 2.8%, previous -5.4%
  • Fed’s Clarida, US jobless rate may have room to fall without inflation reutersClarida
  • Fed’s Quarles, Fed is data driven forexliveQuarles
  • Israel election, expect Netanyahu to take it in a very tight race guardianIsrael
  • Equities in Asia retreat from highs, IMF cuts global growth forecasts and Trump’s comments on Twitter re EU trade not helpful either ftAsianEquities
  • Saudi Aramco’s oversubscribed bond sale guardianAramco
  • PBoC 6.7110 (6.7142)
  • Option expiries EURUSD 1.1275 (1.3bn), AUDUSD 0.7125 (0.9bn)

ECB today and Fed minutes but Theresa has her work cut out with the EU summit trying to figure out what extension, parliament back home having its own opinion and no doubt she herself still working on that plan Z

On this day in 1998 the Belfast Agreement, also known as the Good Friday Agreement, was signed between the British and Irish governments and eight political parties or groupings from Northern Ireland

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