Japan’s tertiary index -1.0% vs. 0.2% forecast
Japan’s tertiary industry activity index fell unexpectedly last month, official data showed on Thursday.

In a report, METI said that Japanese tertiary industry activity index fell to a seasonally adjusted -1.0%, from 0.2% in the preceding month whose figure was revised down from 0.9%.

Analysts had expected Japanese tertiary industry activity index to rise 0.2% last month.