Trial now
USDCAD TECHS

Still In A Bear Cycle

LATAM

Summary: USDBRL Extends Losses To Near 2%

AUDUSD TECHS

Needle Still Points North

US TSYS

Focus on Midweek BoC, ECB Policy Announcements

FOREX

EUR Crosses Come Under Pressure As ECB Beckons

     TOKYO (MNI) - The following are the median forecasts for the key Japanese
data due this week provided by economists surveyed by MNI.
Date           JST/GMT               Data   Month   Median          Previous
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Thu, Aug 9   0850/2350  Machinery  Orders    June     -1.0  % m/m       -3.7
Fri, Aug 10  0850/2350               CGPI    July      2.9  % y/y        2.8
Fri, Aug 10  0850/2350               CGPI    July      0.3  % m/m        0.2
Core Private-Sector Machinery Orders
-----------------------------------------------------
                                         Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  -1.0
High Forecast                                     2.3
Low Forecast                                     -6.5
Previous Month                                   -3.7
Standard Deviation                                2.3
No. of Responses                                   13
                                         Change m/m %
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                    2.3
Mizuho Research Institute                         1.8
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting            1.3
Hamagin Research Institute                       -0.3
NLI Research Institute                           -0.7
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 -0.8
SMBC Nikko Securities                            -1.0
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 -1.5
Daiwa Institute of Research                      -1.5
Japan Research Institute                         -1.7
BNP Paribas                                      -2.7
Nomura Securities                                -3.0
Norinchukin Research Institute                   -6.5
Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI)
-------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                   2.9           0.3
High Forecast                                     3.0           0.4
Low Forecast                                      2.6           0.0
Previous Month                                    2.8           0.2
Standard Deviation                                0.1           0.1
No. of Responses                                   12            11
                                         Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Nomura Securities                                 3.0            na
BNP Paribas                                       3.0           0.4
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting            3.0           0.4
Norinchukin Research Institute                    3.0           0.4
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                  2.9           0.3
Mizuho Research Institute                         2.9           0.3
NLI Research Institute                            2.9           0.3
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                    2.9           0.2
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                  2.8           0.2
Daiwa Institute of Research                       2.8           0.1
Hamagin Research Institute                        2.8           0.1
Japan Research Institute                          2.6           0.0
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: flora.guo@marketnews.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE,MAJDA$,M$A$$$,M$J$$$]