Reuters Tankan shows Japan manufacturers' mood slips

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Reuters with their BOJ-tracking Tankan report, for September 

Headline takeaways:
  • September manufacturers' sentiment index +26 vs August +30
  • Service-sector index +33 vs August +25 (August was a two year low)


  • manufacturers' sentiment expected to bounce over the coming three months, while service-sector was seen slipping slightly
  • "Business investment is slow to expand as companies take a wait-and-see stance on capex in the face of the Sino-U.S. trade war," a manager of a machinery maker wrote in the survey.

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The next quarterly BOJ Tankan is due on October 1
Coming up soon from Japan - capex indications:

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