Feb 27, 2013
Japan's retail trade figures above expectations
Japan's retail trade figures for the month of January came at +2.3% on a month by month basis, surpassing the +0.9% expected number. Meanwhile, the yearly read came at -1.1% vs. -1.5% y/y expected. USD/JPY traders have retaken the 92.00 handle, where the pair operates quiet after the release.