Economic Calendar and indicators of Japan

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.8% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2.3% Sep 2018 2.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.2% Sep 2018 1.3% Monthly
BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1% -0.1%
Trade Balance ¥139.6 B Sep 2018 ¥-438.4 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
04:30
JPY
04:30
JPY
-0.4%
-2.3%
-1.1%
04:30
JPY
-2.5%
-2.5%
-2.9%
04:30
JPY
-1.5%
-0.1%
2.2%
23:50
JPY
¥1620.8 B
¥-167.4 B
23:50
JPY
20:30
JPY
23:50
JPY
¥-303.2 B
¥-238.9 B
23:50
JPY
¥121.8 B
¥139.6 B
23:50
JPY
20.5%
7.0%
23:50
JPY
-4.4%
-1.2%
04:30
JPY
23:30
JPY
1.4%
1.2%
23:30
JPY
23:30
JPY
1.0%
1.0%
23:50
JPY
00:00
JPY
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Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
10-Year JGB Auction 0.135% 0.141%
30-Year JGB Auction 0.874% 0.898%
CFTC JPY Non-Commercial Net Positions -102.3 K 13 Nov 2018 -89.1 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.8% Quarterly
GDP y/y -1.2% 3 Q 2018 3.0% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Jobs to Applicants Ratio 1.64 Sep 2018 1.63 Monthly
Labor Cash Earnings y/y 1.1% Sep 2018 0.8% Monthly
Unemployment Rate 2.3% Sep 2018 2.4% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index m/m 0.3% Oct 2018 0.3% Monthly
BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index y/y 2.9% Oct 2018 3.0% Monthly
BoJ Corporate Services Price Index y/y 1.2% Sep 2018 1.3% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.0% Sep 2018 0.9% Monthly
CPI excl. Food and Energy y/y 0.4% Sep 2018 0.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.2% Sep 2018 1.3% Monthly
GDP Price Index y/y -0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.0% Quarterly
Tokyo Core CPI y/y 1.0% Oct 2018 1.0% Monthly
Tokyo CPI excl. Food and Energy y/y 0.6% Oct 2018 0.7% Monthly
Tokyo CPI y/y 1.5% Oct 2018 1.2% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1% -0.1%
BoJ M2 Money Stock y/y 2.7% Oct 2018 2.8% Monthly
BoJ Monetary Base y/y 5.9% Oct 2018 5.9% Monthly
Economy Watchers Index for Current Conditions 49.5 Oct 2018 48.6 Monthly
Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions 50.6 Oct 2018 51.3 Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Adjusted Current Account ¥1334 B Sep 2018 ¥1428.8 B Monthly
Adjusted Trade Balance ¥-238.9 B Sep 2018 ¥-191 B Monthly
Current Account n.s.a. ¥1821.6 B Sep 2018 ¥1838.4 B Monthly
Exports y/y -1.2% Sep 2018 6.6% Monthly
Goods Trade Balance ¥323.3 B Sep 2018 ¥-219.3 B Monthly
Imports y/y 7.0% Sep 2018 15.3% Monthly
Trade Balance ¥139.6 B Sep 2018 ¥-438.4 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Bank Lending y/y 2.2% Oct 2018 2.3% Monthly
Foreign Bond Investment ¥1620.8 B 10 Nov 2018 ¥-167.4 B Weekly
Foreign Investment in Japan Stocks ¥360.9 B 10 Nov 2018 ¥107.4 B Weekly
International Reserves $1252.9 B Oct 2018 $1259.7 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
All Industry Activity Index m/m 0.5% Aug 2018 -0.2% Monthly
BoJ Tankan Large All Industry Capex 13.4% 3 Q 2018 13.6% Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Manufacturing Index 19 3 Q 2018 21 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook 19 3 Q 2018 21 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Non-Manufacturing Index 22 3 Q 2018 24 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Non-Manufacturing Outlook 22 3 Q 2018 21 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Small All Industry Capex -8.4% 3 Q 2018 -11.8% Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Small Manufacturing Index 14 3 Q 2018 14 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Small Manufacturing Outlook 11 3 Q 2018 12 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Small Non-Manufacturing Index 10 3 Q 2018 8 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Small Non-Manufacturing Outlook 5 3 Q 2018 5 Quarterly
BSI Large Manufacturing 6.5 3 Q 2018 -3.2 Quarterly
Capacity Utilization Rate -1.5% Sep 2018 2.2% Monthly
Capital Spending y/y 12.8% 2 Q 2018 3.4% Quarterly
Coincident Index 114.6 Sep 2018 116.7 Monthly
Core Machinery Orders m/m -18.3% Sep 2018 6.8% Monthly
Core Machinery Orders y/y -7.0% Sep 2018 12.6% Monthly
Industrial Production m/m -0.4% Sep 2018 -1.1% Monthly
Industrial Production y/y -2.5% Sep 2018 -2.9% Monthly
Leading Index 103.9 Sep 2018 104.5 Monthly
Nikkei Manufacturing PMI 52.9 Oct 2018 53.1 Monthly
Nikkei Services PMI 52.4 Oct 2018 50.7 Monthly
Tertiary Industry Activity Index m/m -1.1% Sep 2018 0.5% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consumer Confidence Index 43 Oct 2018 43.4 Monthly
Household Spending m/m -4.5% Sep 2018 3.5% Monthly
Household Spending y/y -1.6% Sep 2018 2.8% Monthly
Large Retailer's Sales y/y 0.4% Sep 2018 -0.1% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -0.2% Sep 2018 0.9% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y 2.1% Sep 2018 2.7% Monthly