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- Radiation scare from water leaking out of Japan's Fukushima reactor elevated to level 3 (of 5) from level 1, signifying a "serious radiation incident"; Yen spikes while Nikkei225 retreats from early gains. - PM Abe continues to balance sustaining recovery and keeping fiscal discipline; Still mulling over consumption tax increase, appointing a panel of 59 members comprised of econ advisers, academics, govt officials, and private sector execs. - BOJ Gov Kuroda still in the camp of tax hike supporters; Not worried about constraining growth. - China conference board leading index hits 3-month high; CB economist points to "unexpectedly large acceleration in real estate", warns domestic economy in other sectors continues to struggle. - Traders setting sights on the Fed minutes and any confirmation of the seemingly prevaling view that the taper will be announced next month; Note the US benchmark yields fell for the first time in 7 trading session. ***Economic Data*** - (CN) CHINA JULY CONFERENCE BOARD LEADING ECONOMIC INDEX M/M: 1.4% V 0.8% PRIOR (3-month high) - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUN WESTPAC LEADING INDEX M/M: 0.0% V -0.1% PRIOR (15-month low) - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL DEWR SKILLED VACANCIES: 0.7% V 0.3% PRIOR (2nd consecutive increase) - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JULY NET MIGRATION: 2.0K V 2.2K PRIOR - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUL ONLINE JOBS VACANCIES M/M: 7.5% - (KR) SOUTH KOREA Q2 SHORT-TERM DEBT: $119.6B V $122.2B PRIOR - (KR) South Korea Aug 1-20 Trade Balance -$22M; exports +15.6% y/y, Imports -3.9% y/y - (US) NORTH AMERICA JUL SEMI BOOK/BILL RATIO: 1.00 V 1.10 PRIOR (lowest reading since Dec) >- (US) API PETROLEUM INVENTORIES: CRUDE: -1.2M v -1.5Me (10th consecutive draw); GASOLINE: -3.7M v -1.5Me ***Fixed Income/Commodities*** - (CN) China MOF auctions 10-yr treasury Bonds at 4.08% - financial press - (AU) Australia MoF (AOFM) sells A$800M in 2025 Bonds; avg yield: 4.1682%; bid-to-cover: 2.27x - (JP) BOJ offers to buy from market 450B in 5-10 yr JGBs, 200B in more than 10-yr JGBs - USD/INR: (IN) India said to consider leasing gold purchased from the IMF in 2009 - US financial press - SLV: iShares Silver Trust ETF daily holdings rise to 10,555 (highest since 10,677 tons on Apr 4th) tons from 10,525 tons - GLD: SPDR Gold Trust ETF daily holdings rise by 1.8 tonnes to 914.1 tonnes ***Currencies*** - USD/JPY falls over 40pips to 97.10 after reports of elevated radiation alerts at Fukushima; AUD/USD and NZD/USD hit 2-week lows below 0.9020 and 0.7920; EUR/USD consolidating gains around $1.3420 after closing above the figure for the first time since January. ***Speakers/Political/In the Papers*** - (CN) China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) climate center: China should not levy carbon tax on wide basis - Chinese press - (JP) Japan BoJ Gov Kuroda: Will not hesitate to implement further easing if risks to economy materialize - Japanese press interview >- (JP) Japan PM Abe has appointed a panel of 59 experts to debate the impact of planned sales tax increase - Nikkei News - (NZ) New Zealand real estate company Harcourts: Latest RBNZ deposit rule will only penalise first-home buyers and will not slow price appreciation as it fails to address the "real housing issue" of low supply - NZ press ***Equities*** Markets Snapshot (as of 03:30 GMT): - Nikkei225 -0.8%, S&P/ASX +0.4%, Kospi -1.0%, Shanghai Composite +0.1%, Hang Seng -1.0%, Sept S&P500 -0.2% at 1,647, Dec gold -0.1% at $1,371, Oct crude oil -0.2% at $104.92/brl US markets: - INTU: Reports Q4 $0.00 v $0.03e, R$634M v $658Me; Raises quarterly dividend 11.8% to $0.19/shr from $0.17/shr; Board approved an additional $2B authorization (about 11% of market cap) Notable movers by sector: - Industrial: Boral Ltd BLD.AU +2.1% (FY13 Net profits); Asciano Ltd AIO.AU +3.4% (FY13 results, forecasts FY14 EBIT at slower growth) - Energy: Woodside Petroleum Ltd WPL.AU -2.2% (Reports record H1 Rev $2.86B and production of 41.9Mmboe); BHP Billiton Ltd BHP.AU -2.3% (FY13 profits decline 30% on lower commodity prices) - Technology: Tokyo Electron Ltd 8035.JP +2.0% (Expects increased Q2 semiconductor manufacturing equipment orders - press) - Materials: Iluka Resources ILU.AU +0.4% (H1 results, H2 forecast similar to H1); Adelaide Brighton Ltd ABC.AU +0.9% (H1 results) - Financials: Suncorp SUN.AU +0.4% (Reports FY13 prelim Net profits); QBE Insurance Group QBE.AU -2.1% (cut by JPMorgan) - Utilities: TEPCO 9501.JP -9.3% Japan govt raised severity level of leaks - Source


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