Tankan Manufacturing Index. Japan, 01:50 (GMT+2)

The index measures the overall business environment among major producers. The information is based on a survey of 1,200 companies in Japan. This is a key indicator of the Japanese economy, which relies heavily on the manufacturing industry. The data above the forecast strengthen the JPY, and the data below the forecast put pressure on the national currency. It is expected that the index will be reduced from 19 to 14 points.

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