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China PMIs, Bank of Korea Headline Docket


The docket in Asia this week is headlined by Official and Caixin PMI's from China and the Bank of Korea's monetary policy decision.

  • China: The aforementioned PMI data headlines the Chinese docket this week, November's Official PMIs cross on Thursday and Caixin Mfg PMI is due on Friday. October Industrial Profits cross today, there is no estimate and the prior read was 11.9% Y/Y.
  • South Korea: Bank of Korea's latest monetary policy decision headlines this week's docket. No change in the base rate is expected at Thursday's meeting. Also due this week is Nov Consumer Confidence (Tuesday), Dec Business Survey (Wednesday), Oct Industrial Production (Thursday) with November Trade Balance and S&P Global Mfg PMI rounding off the docket on Friday.
  • Hong Kong: Due today is October Trade Balance, a deficit of $46.5bn is expected. Further out the docket is light with just October Retail Sales and October Budget Balance due to cross on Thursday.

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