Economic calendar due from Asia today

A light agenda for eco data in Asia on Friday

2330 GMT Japan - Tokyo area inflation data

  • this is published three weeks ahead of the 'national' inflation data and is used as a (somewhat hit and miss) guide to the national figures.

Tokyo CPI y/y

  • expected 0.2%, prior was 0.3%

Tokyo CPI excluding Fresh Food y/y

  • expected 0.9%, prior was 0.9%

Tokyo CPI excluding Food, Energy y/y (reminder this measure the closest to the US 'core' CPI)

  • expected 0.6%, prior was 0.6%

0110 GMT Bank of Japan Japanese Government Bond buying in the 5-10 year until maturity window