-341.72 high 15,579.36 low 15,326.06 USDJPY 102.48 Today’s fall in the Nikkei was expected after yesterday’s global equity market falls but USDJPY not following it lower will surprise many traders Biggest one day fall in six weeks after yesterday’s six … Continue reading
Japan economy stimulus package, with 5.5 tln yen extra budget, to total 18.6 tln yen Newswire headline, quoting unnamed sources Earlier news on this
Arguments over bits of rock in the ocean aren’t hurting business it seems as Japanese car firms see bumper sales in China. Mazda November sales are up 67.9% y/y while Nissan are up 95.7% y/y.
prior revised from +0.1% to -0.2% 1st time up in 4 months Overtime pay +5.4% y/y
Monetary base for November: +52.5% y/y (vs. prior +45.8%, expectations were around +47.2%) To Y 191.6tln, from Y 189.8tln prior Pump it, baby!
Headline on wires – no further details as yet
2350GMT November monetary base, prior was 45.8% y/y 0130GMT October Labor Cash earnings, prior was -0.2% (revised from -0.1%) Neither of these releases is likely to have to much of an impact today on the yen
-6.80 high 15,703.02 low 15,579.54 USDJPY 102.42