RTTNews - Japan is scheduled to release final May numbers for its leading and coincident indices on Friday, setting the pace for a light day in Asian economic news. The preliminary leading number came in at 76.8, down from 77.0 in April. The original coincident figure was 87.1, up from 86.9 a month earlier.
Singapore is poised to provide June data for non-oil domestic exports, with analysts expecting a decline of 10.8 percent on month. That follows the 12.1 percent annual contraction in May. Minus electronics, NODX is called lower by 15.2 percent on year after the 21.8 percent fall a month earlier.
Thailand will release foreign reserves data for the week ending July 10. Forecasts call for an increase of 121.1 percent on year after the 121.3 percent annual expansion in the previous week.
Finally, the South Korean stock market will be closed on Friday in observance of Constitution Day. The KOSPI will re-open for business on Monday.
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