Reuters Tankan shows Japan manufacturers' mood slips
Reuters with their BOJ-tracking Tankan report, for September
- 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.
The next quarterly BOJ Tankan is due on October 1
Coming up soon from Japan - capex indications: