That final number in the pic below, CPI excluding food & energy is the closest to the US core CPI. Its risen now for the 5th month in a row.

Japan cpi 20 September 2022

USD/JPY is little changed, circa 143.30.

Core CPI (that which excludes fresh food) has hit its highest y/y rise, excluding sales tax hike impact, since September of 1991.


Coming up from Japan on Thursday: