RTTNews - The Bank of Japan is set to release July numbers for monetary base, headlining a light day for Asian economic news. Monetary base came in higher by 6.4 percent on year in June.

Singapore will announce purchasing managers' index data for July, with forecasts calling for an index score of 52 after coming in at 51.1 in June. Minus electronics, the PMI is projected at 55.8, up from 55 in the previous month.

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