More from the Nikkei over the weekend

  • Japan will reduce its planned issuance of government bonds for fiscal 2015 by about 450 billion yen
  • Cut from the initially planned 36.9 trillion yen
  • A part of the supplementary budget proposal that the cabinet will consider in mid-December
  • Greater-than-expected tax revenues will enable the reduction

JGB issuance was reduced by 750 billion yen from initial plans in fiscal 2014

Nikkei piece is here

Drop in the bucket, sure, but a factor for the primary budget.