BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The Bank of Japan will on Monday release the results of its quarterly Tankan survey measuring business sentiment, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.
The large manufacturers' index is expected to rise to 15 from 12 in the previous three months, while the outlook is tipped to climb to 17 from 11. The large non-manufacturers' index is expected to rise to 19 from 14, with the outlook jumping to 19 from 14. Large all-industry capex is now expected to rise 5.5 percent versus 5.1 percent in the previous survey.
China will see December results of the HSBC/Markit flash manufacturing PMI, with analysts expecting the index to creep up to 50.9 from 50.8 in November.
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