At 2350GMT:

  • Money Stock M2 for August y/y; expected 3.8%, prior 3.7%
  • Money Stock M3 for August y/y; expected 3.0, prior 3.0%
  • Tertiary Industry Index for July, expected is -0.5%, prior was -0.3%
  • Also of note is the release of the minutes from the August 6-7 BOJ monetary policy meeting. While the BOJ has left monetary policy unchanged since early April, today’s release may shed some light on sales tax discussions (expected impact on the economy an possible BOJ actions in response), if there were any.