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Timeline of key events (Times BST)


Timeline of key events (Times BST)

FOREX: All eyes were on updates re: Wuhan coronavirus, but G10 crosses respected
tight ranges. Downticks in NAB Business Confidence Survey out of Australia
allowed AUD & NZD to break under yesterday's lows vs. USD, albeit only briefly.
JPY & CHF traded on a softer note, even in the absence of outright risk-positive
impulses. Japanese gov't nominated Seiji Adachi to replace his fellow
reflationist Harada on the BoJ's board.
- Offshore yuan regained some poise, with onshore markets still shut for LNY (as
for now they are set to re-open on Monday). USD/CNH trades ~150 pips below its
prior intraday peak & ~110 pips worse off on the day at typing.
- KRW & THB tumbled playing catch up to earlier mkt reaction to the coronavirus
developments, as local mkts re-opened after a holiday-elongated weekend. USD/THB
showed above its 200-DMA for the first time since Dec 2018. IDR sold off
prompting BI to intervene in bond, FX & DNDF mkts to stabilise the rupiah.
- Today's docket features U.S. durable goods orders & Conference Board Cons.
Conf., Swedish trade balance & retail sales. ECB's Villeroy, Lane & Riksbank's
Ingves & Skingsley are set to speak.