MONDAY Markets holiday in New Zealand for Labour Day. TUESDAY Hong Kong Government to release September external trade figures. US Government to issue its third quarter employment cost index, which is forecast to be up by 0.8 per cent. WEDNESDAY Ngai Hing Hong to issue final results. US to release the advance GDP for the September quarter, expected to post a 2 per cent rise. THURSDAY Market holiday in Taiwan for Chiang Kai-shek's birthday. Pam & Frank International Holdings to posts final results. FRIDAY Public holiday in the Philippines for All Saints' Day. China Fund posts its interim results. US Government releases non-farm payroll figures, expected to post a strong 100,000 rise, while the unemployment rate is forecast to come in at 5.3 per cent.