RTTNews - Tuesday, there were no key statistical data releases from Asian economies. A few reports were out from Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and India.

The Bank of Japan said the monetary base in Japan was up 7.9% on-year in May. That was roughly in line with analyst expectations that had called for an 8% increase after the 8.2% annual gain in April.

South Korea's official foreign exchange reserves increased by US$14.29 billion to US$226.77 billion at the end of May from April, the Bank of Korea reported.

India's six core sectors that have a combined weight of 26.68% in the index of industrial production grew 4.3% in April compared to 2.3% in April last year, the Commerce & Industry ministry said.

Hong Kong's Land Registry said sale and purchase agreements for residential units totaled 11,788 in May, up 42.3% from the previous year. Month-on-month, transactions grew 19.6%.

The total number of sale and purchase agreements for all types of building units received for registration in the Land Registry was 13,067 in May, up 17.2% from April.

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