17 Jun '22 at 6:14 am #38839
Hong Kong’s May Unemployment Rate 5.1% (last 5.4%)
Singapore’s May trade surplus SGD3.24 bln (last surplus of SGD4.21 bln). May non-oil exports 3.2% m/m (expected 1.4%; last -3.3%); 12.4% yr/yr (expected 7.6%; last 6.4%)
New Zealand’s May Business PMI 52.9 (last 51.2)
The Bank of Japan reaffirmed its ultra-loose policy, contrasting with the tightening trend among other major central banks.
South Korea’s President Yoon called for a united response from the UN Security Council to North Korean missile tests.
China will host a summit of BRICS leaders on June 23.