Reuters Tankan results out:

  • Japan manufacturers index +10 in December vs +13 in November, unchanged from September
  • Non-manufacturers index +23 in December vs +18 in November, up 1 point from September
  • Manufacturers March index seen at +7, non-manufacturers +24


There is a Bank of Japan Tankan Survey and a Reuters Tankan Survey.

Both are surveys of manufacturing and service companies designed to assess business conditions in Japan.

The BOJ Tankan is conducted quarterly, the Reuters Tankan is monthly.