Here is what’s on the economic calendar in Asia today - Australian Q2 CPI

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

2301GMT UK data - BRC Shop Price Index y/y for July

  • prior -1.6%

  • British Retail Consortium monthly shop price index

0110 GMT BOJ JGB purchase operation, 1-3 and 3-5 years

0130GMT Australia inflation data - Q2 CPI


  • expected -2.0% q/q, prior 0.3%

For the y/y,

  • expected -0.5%, prior 2.2%

Core inflation, where the RBA target band lower bounce is 2% over a cycle:

Trimmed mean

  • expected 0.1 % q/q, prior 0.5%
  • expected 1.4% y/y, prior 1.8%

Weighted median

  • expected 0.1% q/q, prior 0.5%
  • expected 1.4% y/y, prior was 1.7%

Despite the below target inflation results that we'll get they'll not prompt any extra action from the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Bank is resigned to below target inflation for now, and even prior to the crisis were shrugging off below target results.

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