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Japan’s July Machine Tool Orders 5.5% yr/yr (last 17.1%)
Australia’s August Westpac Consumer Sentiment -3.0% (last -3.0%). July NAB Business Survey 20 (last 13) and Business Confidence 7 (last 2)
New Zealand’s July Electronic Card Retail Sales -0.2% m/m (last 0.1%); -0.5% yr/yr (last 1.9%)
In news:
There was a report that Hong Kong would consider waiving a double stamp duty for homes purchased by Chinese residents, but it was eventually refuted.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will spend about a year exploring the use case for central bank digital currency.