The Daily Manila Shimbun


Coincident economic index for June revised lower

August 24, 2017

TOKYO- Japan's Cabinet Office said Thursday it has revised down the composite index of the country's coincident economic indicators for June.

The revised coincident index, which reflects current economic conditions, stood at 117.1 against 100 for the base year of 2010, down from 117.2 in the preliminary report announced earlier this month.

The index was up 1.3 points from the previous month, compared with the preliminary reading of a 1.4-point rise.

The leading index, a yardstick for the economy's performance months ahead, was up 1.2 points at 105.9. In the preliminary report, the index rose 1.6 points to 106.3. Jiji Press