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Key events in Asia and ahead - Westpac

FXStreet (Guatemala) - Sean Callow, analyst at Westpac Banking corporation explained that the Asian calendar is thin and Japan is out for its second day of three holidays.

Key Quotes:

"RBNZ deputy governor Spencer speaks at 3:30pm Syd/1:30pm Sing/HK. As this is a private speech, it is likely to cover old ground and should have little policy or market impact.

"The Australian house price index for Q2 is not market-moving as its methodology is inferior to the private sector survey (CoreLogic RP Data) and it is a lot less timely."

"The US Sep Richmond Fed manufacturing index is expected to rise to 2 from 0. Atlanta Fed president Lockhart speaks again on the economy, well after the NY close."

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