Inflation hits five-year high in Japan

|By:, SA News Editor

Japan November core CPI: +1.2% on year versus 1.1% expected.

Japan November industrial production (M/M): +0.1 versus +0.4% expected.

Japan November industrial production (Y/Y): +5%.

Japan November retail sales (Y/Y): +4% versus +2.9% expected.

The read on inflation is the highest in more than five years. See also: Kuroda stresses need to ward off deflation

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