Tokyo inflation data for March, headline inflation -0.2% y/y (vs. -0.2% expected)

Tokyo inflation data for March – Tokyo area CPI (national level CPI for the month follows in three weeks) Tokyo CPI -0.2% y/y Tokyo CPI excluding Fresh Food -0.1% y/y Tokyo CPI excluding Food, Energy 0.3% y/y Regular reminder – the BOJ target for inflation is 2% (for core inflation) and its a long, long way off.  […]

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Japan CPI data for August, headline inflation 0.2% y/y as expected

Japan inflation target is 2% y/y. Not even close (this has been the case for many years) National CPI 0.2% y/y expected 0.2%, prior was 0.3% National CPI -0.4% y/y excluding Fresh Food expected -0.4%, prior was 0.0% National CPI excluding Food, Energy -0.1% y/y expected -0.1%, prior was 0.4%   more to come  For bank trade […]

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