RTTNews - Singapore is scheduled to release its purchasing managers' index for May, headlining a light day for Asian economic news.

The PMI is forecast to show an index score of 50.2, up from 49.2 in April. The electronics PMI is called at 51.1, easing from 51.6 in the previous month.

Japan will provide May numbers for its monetary base, which came in higher by 8.20 percent on year in the previous month.

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