Japan January preliminary machine tool orders y/y +48.8% vs +48.3% prior

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

Latest data released by the Japanese Machine Tool Builders' Association - 13 February 2018

The reading measures the change in total value of new orders placed with Japanese machine tool manufacturers.

Data released earlier than expected. But it's a minor data point anyway. In other Japanese related news, the Nikkei is extending losses into the close - now down 0.75%. USD/JPY still trading near the lows of the day at 108.28.