On the economic calendar in Asia today – Fed speaker, China trade balance

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

A couple of highlights on the data agenda during Friday's trade in Asia today!

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2100 GMT Federal Reserve's Neel Kashkari, President of the Minneapolis branch is speaking. Its a 'town hall' event, no speech text, Q&A with the audience.

2230 GMT New Zealand - BusinessNZ Manufacturing PMI for June

  • prior 50.2

0110 GMT Bank of Japan Japanese Government Bond purchase operation

  • 1-3, 3-5, 10-25, 25+ years remaining until maturity

Later from Japan, due at 0430 GMT is the final industrial production data for May

Due sometime today - the time is not announced in advance but circa 0300GMT is likely:

Trade balance for June from China

Yuan terms

  • China trade balance: expected CNY 278.5bn, prior was CNY279.12bn
  • Exports y/y: expected 6.9%, prior was 7.7%
  • Imports y/y: expected 3.7%, prior was -2.5%

USD terms

  • China trade balance: expected $45.00bn, prior was $41.66bn
  • Exports: expected -1.4%, prior 1.1%
  • Imports: expected -4.6%, prior was -8.5%
Also to come some time, maybe not today (could be any time up to and including the 15th), new loans, financing and money supply data for June: 
  • New yuan loans, expected is 1700bn yuan, prior was 1180bn
  • Aggregate financing RMB, expected is 1900bn, prior was 1395.2bn

A couple ofhighlights on the data agenda during Friday's trade in Asia today!

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