Japan Jobs/applicants ratio in line with forecasts (1.09) in September
Oct 31, 2014
Japanese inflation slowdown in summer
Japanese inflation numbers came slightly softer than expected, with the national series for Sept unable to beat prior readings, while Tokyo prints for Oct saw a surprise in the overall CPI, quite below previous month. These results should be a positive development for further QQE further down the road.
Sean Callow, FX Strategist at Westpac, breaks down the most relevant data for Friday, highlighting the BoJ policy meeting as the main event, in which focus will be on commentary on the outlook plus the semi-annual forecasts.