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Japan Services Index On Tap For Wednesday

Japan will on Wednesday see September figures for the services and composite PMIs from Nikkei, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, the services PMI had a score of 51.6, while the composite came in at 51.9.

Australia will release September numbers for the Performance of Service Index from AiG; in August, the index score was 53.0.

New Zealand will provide September data for commodity prices; in August, prices fell 0.8 percent.

Singapore will see September results for the private sector PMI from Nikkei; in August, the index score was 53.2.

The Philippines will release September data for consumer and producer prices. Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent on month and 3.1 percent on year in August, while core CPI gained 0.3 percent on month and 3.0 percent on year. Producer prices fell 0.1 percent on month and 1.0 percent on year in August.

Finally, the markets in South Korea and China remain closed all week for the Harvest Festival and National Day, respectively. Taiwan is also shuttered on Wednesday for the Med-Autumn Festival.

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