China’s September Caixin Services PMI 49.3 (expected 54.5; last 55.0)
Australia’s September AIG Services Index 48.0 (last 53.5)
China’s Shanghai Composite (-1.7%) retreated after returning from a weeklong break.
Bank of Korea warned that about 380,000 South Korean households are at a high risk of default due to excessive debt.
China’s Caixin Services PMI returned into contractionary territory in the September reading.
Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida is expected to meet with his Australian counterpart in Perth later this month.