Jibun Bank / S&P Global data

  • Manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) fell to a in September from 49.6 in August
    • The manufacturing PMI is in contraction for the fourth straight month
    • the rate of input price inflation hit a four-month high
  • The flash Services PMI for the month comes in at 53.3 in September from 54.3 in August
    • an eight-month low
  • Composite PMI 51.8 in September from 52.6 in August
Japan petrol gasoline 29 August 2023

Still to come from Japan today, the Bank of Japan statement.