BoJ Bank Lending y/y shows the dynamics of all outstanding loans in Japanese banks in the current month as compared to the same month of the previous year.
Increasing lending rates hint at improving business sentiments and growing investments.
The chart of the entire available history of the "Bank of Japan (BoJ) Bank Lending y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values of the economic indicator for the specified dates.
A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.