RTTNews - Taiwan is scheduled to release seasonally adjusted unemployment and commercial sales data for June, headlining a light day for Asian economic news. Analysts are expecting unemployment to come in at 5.9 percent, up slightly from 5.84 percent in May. Commercial sales are expected to fall 9 percent on year after the 11.63 percent annual decline in the previous month.

Malaysia will provide June figures for inflation, with analysts calling for a decline of 1.4 percent on year following the 2.4 percent annual expansion in the previous month.

Japan will provide supermarket sales for June, which has no forecast available following the 2 percent annual decline in May. Also, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hirohide Yamaguchi will speak at a news conference in Hakodate City.

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