Live news: Asian markets lower on stronger than expected US inflation data

Indicators: China is set to publish its September consumer and producer price indices as well as trade balance figures on Friday. Singapore is expected to release its third-quarter gross domestic product figures.

Earnings: Ryohin Keikaku, owner of Japanese retailer Muji, will on Friday report its financial results for the 2023 fiscal year ending September 1.

Australia: Australians on Saturday are expected to vote against a proposed constitutional amendment to formally recognise the country’s indigenous population, according to polls.

New Zealand elections: Polls show that the opposition centre-right National party is expected to win the country’s general election on Saturday, a change in the centre-left Labour government for the first time in six years.

CIS summit: Leaders from the Commonwealth of Independent States are due to meet in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz capital, including Russian president Vladimir Putin, who is expected to make his first trip abroad since the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for him in March.

Olympics meeting: A three-day International Olympic Committee session will kick off in Mumbai on Sunday, with an announcement expected regarding the inclusion of cricket, squash, lacrosse, flag football, baseball and softball in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

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