Monetary policy

Fed in contemplation

The Fed had lowered rates as expected alongside a less dovish guidance. That said, while alongside US earnings these items provide inspiration, the latest Chinese PMI disappointment looks to a mixed situation for Asia markets.

BoJ interest rate decision preview

After alluding to the likelihood of a review in their previous monetary policy meeting, the October iteration will be a highly watched one and could see to JPY reactions given the current mixed views within the market.

Sentiment driven markets

There appears to be no denying of this positive sentiment for market despite the lack of markedly encouraging data releases, one to see Asia markets continue to flourish going into Tuesday.

US-China trade meeting volatility

Several different moving parts can be seen in the overnight session, though with the limelight on the US-China trade meeting that saw positive developments, Asia markets can be seen lifted into Friday.

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