Here is what’s on the economic calendar in Asia today – Australian jobs report

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And we’ll hear from an RBA official also.

GMT New Zealand GDP
for Q2

  • GDP (sa) q/q expected -12.5%, prior -1.6%
  • GDP y/y expected -12.8%, prior -0.2%

2350 GMT Japan international
securities flows for the week

0130 GMT RBA Bulletin

  • The Bulletin is out 4 times a year and “contains articles that discuss economic and financial developments as well as the Bank’s operations.”

0130 GMT GMT
Australian employment report for August

  • Employment
    Change: K expected -35K, prior +114.7K

  • Unemployment
    Rate: % expected 7.7%, prior 7.5%

  • Full
    Time Employment Change: K prior was +43.5K

  • Part
    Time Employment Change: K prior was +71.2K

  • Participation
    Rate: % expected 64.6%, prior was 64.7%

  • I’ll have more to come on this separately 

0230 GMT Speech by the Reserve Bank of Australia’s  Marion Kohler, Head of Domestic Markets Department

  • Topic is New Financial Statistics: the value of sound data in troubled times
  • Venue – the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) conference
  • It would appear to be unlikely to include comments on policy direction, but we’ll soon find out!
And we'll hear from an RBA official also.

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