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India's wholesale price inflation accelerated more-than-expected in September, preliminary data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed on Monday. The wholesale price index rose 5.13 percent year-on-year after a 4.53 percent increase in August. Economists had forecast 5.03 percent inflation.

Japan will on Monday release final August numbers for industrial production, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Little change is expected from the previous reading for a 0.6 percent monthly gain and a 0.7 percent yearly increase in output - while capacity utilization was...

India's inflation rose marginally in September, the Central Statistics Office reported Friday. Consumer price inflation came in at 3.77 percent versus 3.69 percent in August. At the same time, food price inflation rose to 0.51 percent from 0.29 percent a month ago. On a monthly basis, consumer...

Corrected first paragraph India's industrial production grew at a slower pace in August, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Friday. Industrial production climbed 4.3 percent annually compared to 6.5 percent increase in July and 4.8 percent in the same period last year. Manufacturing...

Singapore's retail sales grew unexpectedly in August, figures from the Department of Statistics revealed Friday. Retail sales advanced 2.5 percent in August from July, when sales were down 2.7 percent. Economists had forecast a 1.5 percent fall. Sales of food and beverage services also rose 3.2...

Japan's tertiary industry activity recovered in August, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Friday. Tertiary industry activity gained 0.5 percent month-on-month in August, in contrast to a 0.1 percent drop in July. Economists had forecast a 0.3 percent rise. Data showed that broad-ranging...

chinatrade-oct12.jpg China's exports grew more-than-expected in September despite the worsening trade dispute with the U.S., but the increase in imports slowed, reflecting softening domestic demand, figures from the Customs Administration revealed Friday. Exports grew 14.5 percent year-on-year in September, faster than the 9.8 percent increase seen in August and the expected increase of 8.8 percent.

singaporecentralbank-oct12.jpg Singapore central bank tightened its monetary policy for the second time this year despite uncertainties surrounding US-China trade disputes. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, on Friday, decided to increase slightly the slope of the S$NEER policy band with the width of the policy band and the level at which it was centered unchanged.

China's exports logged a double-digit growth in September, figures from customs administration revealed Friday. Exports grew 14.5 percent year-on-year in September, faster than the 9.8 percent increase seen in August. At the same time, imports advanced 14.3 percent annually. As a result, the trade...

The M2 money stock in Japan was up 2.8 percent on year in September, the Bank of Japan said on Friday - coming in at 1,006.5 trillion yen. That was shy of expectations for 2.9 percent, which would have been unchanged from the August reading. The M3 money stock was up an annual 2.5 percent to 1,337.7...

Japan will on Friday see August results for its tertiary industry index, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The index is expected to gain 0.3 percent on month following the 0.1 percent increase in July. Japan also will see money stock data for September, with M2 expected to...

Malaysia's industrial production growth remained robust in August, the Department of Statistics reported on Thursday. Industrial output grew 2.2 year-on-year in August, compared to forecasts for a 2.3 percent growth. This follows a 2.6 percent gain in July. The growth in August was driven by...

Overall bank lending in Japan was up 2.3 percent on year in September, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday - coming in at 528.660 trillion yen. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 2.2 percent, which would have been unchanged from the previous month. Excluding trusts, bank lending again...

Producer prices in Japan were up 0.3 percent on month in September, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday - following the flat reading in August. On a yearly basis, producer prices were up 3.0 percent - unchanged from the previous two months. Exports prices were up 0.6 percent on month and 2.2 percent...

bank-of-korea-040915.jpg South Korea had a current account surplus of $8.44 billion in August, the Bank of Korea said on Thursday - roughly in line with expectations and down from $8.79 billion in July. The goods account showed a $11.24 billion surplus, higher than the surplus of $9.18 billion in August of last year. The...

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