Plenty of economic data points coming up in Asia today, beginning at 2245GMT (1845NY time) with

New Zealand building permits for July:

  • expected is +1.0%
  • prior was +3.5%, which brought the trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007

Due at 0100GMT (2100NY time):

  • ANZ Business confidence for August, prior was 39.7
  • ANZ Activity Outlook for August, prior was 45.1

0300GMT (2300NY time):

  • Money supply M3 for July, prior was +5.4% y/y