Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda said that recent yen weakening has been sharp and one-sided while Finance Minister Suzuki said that currency markets are being watched at an increased frequency.
There was speculation that China’s loan prime rate will be reduced more.
Reuters reported that the U.S. government may begin jointly producing weapons with Taiwan.
Australia’s September MI Leading Index 0.0% m/m (last -0.2%)
New Zealand’s mid-October GDT Price Index -4.6% (last -3.5%)