Japan Jibun Bank / S&P Global PMIs for December, the flash readings:

Manufacturing 47.7, contraction for the seventh straight month and at its lowest in 10 months

  • prior 48.3

Services 52.0, on the other hand, best reading in 3 months

  • prior 50.8

Composite 50.4

  • prior 49.6

Japan's factory input costs rose at the fastest pace in three months:

  • weak yen, higher labour and raw material costs
Japan preliminary pmi December 2023