Market Update: Ipreo APAC ECM Weekly – July 22, 2016

Market Update: Ipreo APAC ECM Weekly – July 22, 2016

In economic news, Japan’s all industry activity index fell 1.0% on month in May, reversing course from the 0.8% increase in April. Elsewhere, Australia;s leading index slid 0.22% in June from a 0.21% increase in May, while the country’s outlook component rose to -0.14% from -0.37% in the prior month. Finally, Hong Kong’s jobless rate came in at a seasonally adjusted 3.4% in the three months to June, lower than forecasts of 3.5%.