More on the BOJ. Put this one in the ‘fat lot of good that did’ file.

Earlier today I posted on:
Ahead of the BOJ today – household consumption strongest in 7 months?
Click on it for more ICYMI, but in brief:
Japan’s Cabinet office produce a range of economic indicators. Some of them are well known and reported. But not all. One is the "Synthetic Consumption Index", and it comes out each month, but in Japanese only and is not widely publicised.