Japan Data

  • 2019-05-19 16:03


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-17 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-16 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-15 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-14 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-14 00:24


    --Japan Apr Econ Watchers Current Index 45.3; Mar 44.8
    --Japan Apr Watchers Current Index Posts 1st Rise in 2 Months
    --Japan Apr Watchers Outlook Index 48.4; Mar 48.6
    --Japan Apr Watchers Outlook Index Posts 3rd Straight Drop
    --Japan Govt leaves View: Weakness seen in recovery

    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's current sentiment index rose in April, recording the first rise in two months, thanks to strong items linked to services and retail sales, a key government survey released Tuesday showed.

    The survey indicates whether respondents with jobs most sensitive to economic conditions -- taxi and truck drivers, department-store sales staff and restaurant and shop owners -- think economic conditions have improved or worsened from the three months prior.

    These are the key points from

  • 2019-05-13 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-10 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.

  • 2019-05-09 18:50


    --Japan Mar Average Wages -1.9% Y/Y, 3rd Straight Drop; Feb -0.7%
    --Japan Mar Real Average Wages -2.5% Y/Y; Feb -1.0%
    --Japan Mar Base Wages -0.9% Y/Y, 3rd Straight Drop
    --Japan Mar Overtime Pay -3.1% Y/Y, 4th Straight Drop
    --Japan Mar Bonuses, Other Special Pay -12.4% Y/Y, Feb -31.4%

    TOKYO (MNI) - Average wages fell 1.9% on year in March, the third straight year-on-year drop following a 0.7% decline in February, with real wages also in negative territory, preliminary data released Friday by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare showed.

    The key points from the Monthly Labour Survey:

    --Total monthly average cash earnings per regular employee in Japan fell 1.9% on year to Y279,922 in March, the third straight year-on-year drop following a 0.7% fall in February.

  • 2019-05-09 00:31


    TOKYO (MNI) - Japan's economy is expected to post a contraction in the January-March period, hit by weak capital investment and private consumption.

    Economists are looking for preliminary Q1 GDP lower by 0.1% fall on quarter, or an annualized -0.2%.