Economic calendar due from Asia today - Wednesday 16 June 2021

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

2245 GMT New Zealand BoP Current Account Balance for q1

  • expected -2.47bn, prior -2.695bn
  • Tourism earnings down a drag for this
Current account to GDP ratio YTD
  • expected -2.1%, prior -0.8%

2330 GMT Australia weekly consumer confidence

  • ANZ/Roy Morgan survey

  • prior 110.7

2350 GMT Japan trade balance for May

  • expected Y -77bn, prior Y 253.1bn

Trade balance adjusted

  • expected Y 241.8bn, prior Y 65.2bn


  • expected 50.8% y/y, prior 38.0% ... base effects impacting y/y (May 2020 was a virus-impacted shocker!)


  • expected 26.6% y/y, prior 12.8%

2350 GMT Japan Core Machinery Orders for April

  • expected 2.5%, prior 3.7% m/m

  • expected 8%, prior -2% y/y

  • Used as a capex indicator for Japan in the months ahead

0030 GMT Australia - Westpac leading indicator for May

  • prior +0.2% m/m

Activity data from China for May is due today also I'll have more to come on this separately 

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