ICYMI - Russia and China are partnering to reduce their dependence on the US dollar

7 Aug 2020
During Q1 2020 the dollar's share of trade between Russia and China fell below 50% for the first time ever
Data via from Russia's Central Bank and Federal Customs Service, reported in the Nikkei overnight.
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RBA's Ellis says will maintain loose policy for as long as required

7 Aug 2020
RBA Ellis, Assistant Gov
Headlines via
Reuters, bolding mine.
Full text:
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RBA statement says sees pace of recovery slower than previously forecast

7 Aug 2020
Reserve Bank of Australia Statement on Monetary Policy  (SoMP) August 2020
 
more to come  
Full text:
RBA Governor Lowe:
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Trump signs executive order to address threat of WeChat

7 Aug 2020
More from Trump
Earlier he signed an EO  targeting ByteDance/TikTok:
Risk taking a bit of a hit on the dual blow against China
  
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Japan to agree soon to a 100 mln coronavirus vaccine shots deal with Astrazeneca

7 Aug 2020
Kyodo via Reuters 

AstraZeneca is a British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm
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PBOC sets USD/ CNY reference rate for today at 6.9408 (vs. yesterday at 6.9438)

7 Aug 2020
People's Bank of China 
 
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FX option expiries for Friday August 07 at the 10am NY cut

7 Aug 2020
EUR/USD
 USD/JPY
 GBP/USD
 USD/CAD
 NZD/USD
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Trump has signed an executive order on ByteDance to divest TikTok

7 Aug 2020
Trump says threat posed by TikTok
- says it may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party
- says the US must take aggressive action against the owners of TikTok to protect our national security
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Heads up for the RBA statement due at the bottom of the hour

7 Aug 2020
Reserve Bank of Australia Statement on Monetary Policy (SoMP)
- due at 0130GMT
I posted a preview earlier:
JPM recommended selling some AUD to taker profit on longs ahead of the announcement:
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Mnuchin says coronavirus talks are close on some issues, apart on others

7 Aug 2020
US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says negotiators are close on
several issues, Trump's first choice is to do a deal
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