Japan’s inflationary pressures picking up

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – Japan’s deflationary issues continue to recede, with the country showing an uptick in all its CPI series. At this month’s national series, the CPI (YoY) (Jul) came at +0.7% vs 0.2% last, the CPI Ex Food, Energy (YoY) (Jul) -0.1% vs -0.2% prior, while the CPI Ex-Fresh Food (YoY) (Jul) stood at +0.7% vs 0.4% prior. On the Tokyo series, the CPI (YoY) (Aug) stood at +0.5% vs +0.4%, CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY) (Aug) was -0.4% vs -0.4%, while CPI ex Fresh Food (YoY) (Aug) came at +0.4% vs 0.3%.
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