Japan’s business services prices perk up near BOJ’s inflation target

Posted by March 27, 2023

TOKYO, March 27 (Reuters) - Japan's business-to-business services inflation picked up in February on a tourism rebound and rising labour costs, data showed, off

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Japan Dec real wages rebound on one-off bonuses, household spending…

Posted by February 6, 2023

Dec real wages +0.1%, first rise in 9 monthsNominal wages +4.8%, largest gain since Jan 1997Household spending -1.3% y/y vs forecast -0.2%Spending -2.1% m/m vs

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Most Japan households predict higher prices, keeps pressure on BOJ

Posted by January 11, 2023

TOKYO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Japanese households' inflation expectations crept up in the three months to December, a central bank survey showed, a sign that persis

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Japan’s Kishida urges companies to give wage hikes that exceed…

Posted by January 4, 2023

TOKYO, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday urged companies to increase wages faster than the rate of inflation."In the past 30

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Japan manufacturers’ mood worsens as cost pressures bite

Posted by December 14, 2022

Big manufacturers' business mood at +7 vs f'cast +6Big non-manufacturers' sentiment at +19 vs f'cast +17Mixed data highlights challenges in driving up wagesTOKY

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