Aussie and yen flat on Asian data day china PMI
AUD/USD traded at 0.7114, up 0.01%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 121.20, down 0.02%.
second quarter current account data are due from Australia, expected to show the deficit widened to A$15.80 billion from A$10.7 billion deficit in the first quarter.
Later in the day, the RBA's cash rate decision takes center stage at 1430 (0430 GMT). The unanimous forecast is for the rate to be left on hold at a record low 2.0% for the fourth straight month.
In Japan, second quarter financial Statements Statistics of Corporations by are due at 0850 Tokyo time (2350 GMT).
Then July preliminary wages are due at 1030 (0130 GMT). In June, the total average monthly cash earnings per regular employee in Japan fell a revised 2.5% from a year earlier and posting the first year-on-year drop in seven month.
In China, the August CFLP Manufacturing and Service PMI is due at 0900 Beijing time (0100 GMT) with a reading of 49.7 expected.
The dollar remained supported after Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Friday it was still too early to decide whether to raise interest rates from near zero at the bank’s September meeting.
investors were looking ahead to friday U.S Jobs report for Auguest, which could help to provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term intrest rate hike.