China Inflation Data Due On Friday

CANBERA (Alliance News) - China will on Friday release October figures for consumer and producer ...

Alliance News 8 November, 2018 | 9:30PM
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CANBERA (Alliance News) - China will on Friday release October figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In September, consumer prices were up 2.5% on year and producer prices were up 3.6%.

Australia will provide September numbers for home loans. In August, the number of loans was down 2.1% on month, while the value of loans fell 2.7% and investment lending slid 1.1%.

Japan will see October data for money stock. The M2 stock is expected to hold steady at an annual 2.8%, while M3 is tipped to add 2.4% - down from 2.5% in September.

New Zealand will release October numbers for credit card spending; in September, overall spending was up 1.3% and retail spending was up 1.1%.

Indonesia will provide Q3 data for current account; in the three months prior, the deficit was USD8.03 billion, while the capital account saw a surplus of USD3 million and the financial account had a surplus of USD4.02 billion.

Malaysia will see September numbers for unemployment, industrial production and manufacturing production. In August, the jobless rate was 3.4%, while industrial production added 2.2% and manufacturing production climbed 4.3%.

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