That is according to the estimates released Tuesday by the Japan Center for Economic Research.

  • It says Japan's real gross domestic product grew 0.2% m/m in September
  • If so it'd be the first increase marks in GDP growth in 3 months


  • Private consumption rose 0.3%
  • Capital investment up 0.1% (machinery shipments increase)
  • Housing investment down 1.2% (3 straight months of falls)

Report carried in the Nikkei press