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Japan’s September Leading Index 97.4 (expected 97.5; last 101.3) and Coincident Indicator -0.7% m/m (last 1.7%). September Overall wage Income 2.1% (expected 1.7%; last 1.7%). September Household Spending 1.8% m/m (expected 1.7%; last -1.7%); 2.3% yr/yr (expected 2.7%; last 5.1%)
South Korea’s September Current Account surplus $1.61 bln (last deficit of $3.05 bln)
Australia’s October AIG Services Index 47.7 (last 48.0) and November Westpac Consumer Sentiment -6.9% (last -0.9%). October NAB Business Survey 22 (last 25) and Business Confidence 0 (last 5)
New Zealand’s 2-yr inflation expectations 3.6% (last 3.1%)
The Bank of Japan’s latest summary of opinions noted that consumer inflation is expected to continue accelerating.
The Japanese government is reportedly planning to add JPY1.4 trln worth of loans to its second extra budget.
Macau will reportedly ease entry rules for foreigners at the beginning of next week.