As the new week kicks off in Europe, here are the headlines from Asia

  • New Zealand Aug Performance Services Index 57.3 (prev 56.0)
  • China GDP Growth May Slow In Q4, and 2017 GDP Amount To 6.8pct
  • UK Rightmove September 2017 House Prices -1.2pct m/m (prev -0.9pct), 1.1pct y/y (prev 3.1pct)
  • JP Morgan Chairman Frenkel Says Conditions Needed For Fed Rate Normalisation Are Fulfilled
  • US To Send Aircraft Carrier To Korea in October Reports Yonhap
  • North Korea is close to completing ICBM development
  • Australian Residential Mortgage Arears at 5-Yr High and Expected To Increase – Moodys
  • Japan PM Abe: To Decide On Dissolving Diet, Election After US Visit Reports NHK
  • Japan’s Abe said to call an election for October
  • ECB’s Praet: Substantial monetary stimulus is still needed

Overnight trading ranges were fairly tight. USDJPY 111.00/20, GBPUSD 1.3555/90, EURUSD 1.1918/55.


Ryan Littlestone

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