Australia Trade, Retail Sales Data Due On Tuesday

Australia will on Tuesday release November numbers for imports, exports, trade balance and retail sales, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.

In October, imports and exports were both down 3.0 percent on month, while the trade surplus was A$11.22 billion and retail sales climbed 4.9 percent.

The Philippines also are scheduled to release November trade data; in October, imports were up 25.1 percent on year, exports rose 2.0 percent and the trade deficit was $4.016 billion.

Japan will see November results for its leading and coincident indexes; in October, their scores were 101.5 and 89.8, respectively.

South Korea will see November figures for current account; in October, the current account surplus was $6.95 billion.

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