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Japan's manufacturers are very optimistic in a decade as economy surges
In August, confidence at Japanese manufacturers tacked on to its highest value in nearly a decade led by producers of industrial materials, as a Reuters survey informed, in a further indication of broadening economic revival.
The Reuters' monthly survey, tracking the BOJ’s closely watched quarterly tankan – discovered that the service-sector mood went down, while still staying at a relatively high level, thus underscoring the overall firmness in domestic demand that underpinned robust expansion in the second quarter.
Business sentiment was about to plunge moderately over the next three months, showing a potential pullback from the 4% annualized surge in the April-June quarter powered by private consumption as well as capital expenditure.
In August, the sentiment index for manufacturers rallied just one point to 27 in the survey of 548 large- as well as mid-sized companies. The poll was conducted during the period of August 1-16. Up to 265 companies were responded.
The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
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This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.