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Japan Inflation November 2018

Japan: Core inflation creeps down in November

The core consumer price index was stable in month-on-month seasonally-adjusted terms in November, down from October’s 0.2% increase.

Core inflation inched down to 0.9% in November compared to October’s 1.0%, missing analysts’ expectations of 1.0%. Nevertheless, inflation remained well below the Bank of Japan’s inflation target of 2.0%. Overall inflation fell from October’s eight-month high of 1.4% to 0.8% in November.

Core inflation in the Ku-area of Tokyo was stable at October’s 1.0% in November. Preliminary data for December will be released on 28 December.

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