New Zealand will on Friday see July results for the manufacturing PMI from Business NZ, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In June, the PMI score was 51.3.

New Zealand also will see July figures for non-resident bond holdings; in June, the number was at 52.3 percent.

Malaysia will see Q2 numbers for GDP and current account. In the three months prior, GDP was up 1.1 percent on quarter and 4.5 percent on year, while the current account surplus was 16.39 billion ringgit and the financial account deficit was 13.82 million ringgit.

Singapore will release July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance. In June, imports were worth 39.06 billion SGD and exports were at 41.45 billion SGD for a trade surplus of 2.39 billion SGD.

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