2245 GMT New Zealand building approvals for April

  • prior -6.9% m/m (the months before this in 2019 were strong - y/y is solid.)

2350 GMT Japan international securities flows for the week

0130 GMT from Australia, capex data for Q1 2019

0130 GMT Australian building approvals for April

  • expected 0.0% m/m, prior -15.5%
  • expected -22.4% y/y, prior -27.3%
  • the trend for this series has been weak and not much, if any, improvement is expected in the numbers today.