Japan September inflation carries on the tradition of being well below the Bank of Japan target (2%).
National CPI 0.5% y/y,
- expected -0.8%, prior was -0.4%
National CPI excluding Fresh Food +0.1% y/y,
- expected 0.1%, prior was 0.0%
National CPI excluding Food, Energy -0.5% y/y, its sixth consecutive result under zero (ie drop)
- expected -0.2%, prior was -0.5%
Rising energy prices a large component of consumer inflation in the month. It'll be the same in October.