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Japan Leading Index

Country: Japan
Sector: Business
Low 108.6 106.5
106.5
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
107.7
108.6
Next release Actual Forecast
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The Leading Economic Index is a combination of 12 major indicators for Japan. These include stocks, orders for machinery, stock prices and other important short and medium term economic indicators. Movements of these indicators precede larger developments in the economy.

This is a leading indicator. Analysts believe that the Leading Index provides a forecast of the future state of the domestic economy 6-9 months after the reporting period.

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History

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Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Nov 2017 prelim.
108.6
106.5
106.5
Oct 2017
106.5
106.5
106.1
Oct 2017 prelim.
106.1
106.7
106.5 Revised from 106.4
Sep 2017
106.4
107.1
106.6
Sep 2017 prelim.
106.6
107.2
107.2
Aug 2017
107.2
106.2
106.8
Aug 2017 prelim.
106.8
105.3
105.2
Jul 2017
105.2
105.7
105
Jul 2017 prelim.
105
106.3
105.7 Revised from 105.9
Jun 2017
105.9
106.4
106.3