Singapore’s Q2 GDP -1.0% qtr/qtr (expected 0.0%; last 0.8%); 4.4% yr/yr (expected 4.8%; last 3.8%)
Australia’s MI Inflation Expectations 5.9% (last 6.3%)
New Zealand’s June External Migration & Visitors 83.5% yr/yr (last 26.3%)
The White House is reportedly postponing its plan to remove some tariffs on imports from China.
The approval rating of Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida rose after the cabinet reshuffle.
Honda Motor raised its operating profit guidance and said that it expects the chip shortage to continue through the end of the fiscal year. South Korea’s exports through the first ten days of August were up 23.2% yr/yr while chip exports were down 5.1%.