Japan business confidence

Japan’s business confidence icnreased to 14.0 by 180.0% on April 2021 from 5.0 in the previous month. On a year on year basis Japan’s business confidence decreased by -41.67%. Japan’s business confidence trend is up since the current value of 14.0 is higher than the 12 month moving average of 1.91667. and the 12 month moving average slope is down. Japan’s business confidence 5-year percentile is currently at 58.33%.

Japan business confidence Chart

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Date Value
31/03/2022 14,00
31/12/2021 18,00
30/09/2021 18,00
30/06/2021 14,00
31/03/2021 5,00
31/12/2020 -10,00
30/09/2020 -27,00
30/06/2020 -34,00
31/03/2020 -8,00
30/09/2019 5,00

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Japan business confidence

Japan Business confidence Statistics

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Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
business confidence jp.bizconfidence 14 5 1.8 -0.416667 1.0 -1.0 0.583333 2021-04-01

Japan Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
Nikkei 225 NIKKEI 28252.4 0.5 0 -0.16321 64.7952 0.01104 0.03777 0.06505 -0.05556
Japan ETF EWJ 63.02 0.5 -0.5 -1.5597 55.8204 0.01974 0.00929 0.01514 -0.08904
Japanese Yen US Dollar (JPY/USD) JPYUSD 122.89 0.5 1 3.53886 76.4432 -0.00823 0.0173 0.06935 0.12054
Japan 5-Year Bond Yield JP.5Y 0.038 0 0.75 2.57855 59.2729 0.15152 1 -0.2963 -1.40426
Japan 2-year bond yield JP2Y -0.018 -0.5 1 2.40179 56.5985 0.5 0 -0.4375 -0.85246
Japan Yield Curve JP.YC 0.14 0 -0.75 -0.29978 46.3161 -4.76 -15.66 -34.88 0.45545

Japan Financial News Stream

Japan manufacturing pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19
Japan services pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19
Japan composite pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19

Japan Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
balance of trade jp.balanceoftrade -2384.7 -842.8 182.95 270.79 Down Down 1.67 2022-06-16
bank lending rate jp.banks.lendingrate 1 1.05 -0.047619 0.0526316 1.0 1.0 0.858333 2020-08-31
business confidence jp.bizconfidence 14 5 1.8 -0.416667 1.0 -1.0 0.583333 2021-04-01
capacity utilization jp.caputilization 92.7 94.2 -1.59 -5.6 Down Down 21.67 2022-05-18
capital flows jp.capitalflows -9473 14764 -164.16 295.7 Down Down 1.67 2022-06-14
car registrations jp.carregistrations 136405 153509 -11.14 -17.79 Down Down 3.33 2022-06-06
central bank balance sheet jp.cb.assets 736491 738692 -0.3 1.64 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-06
composite pmi jp.comppmi 53.2 52.3 1.72 8.79 UP UP 96.67 2022-06-23
consumer confidence jp.consconfidence 34.1 33 3.33 -1.73 Down Down 25 2022-05-26
consumer price index cpi jp.cpi 101.5 101.1 0.4 1.6 UP UP 55 2022-05-18
core inflation rate jp.coreinflationrate 2.1 0.8 162.5 -520 UP UP 100 2022-05-18
current account jp.currentaccount 501.1 2549.3 -80.34 -62.09 Down Down 10 2022-06-11
current account to gdp jp.currentaccountgdp 3.2 3.6 -0.111111 0.142857 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
deposit interest rate jp.depositrate -0.11 -0.15 -0.266667 -0.266667 1.0 1.0 0.05 2021-03-19
exports jp.exports 7252.07 8076.24 -10.2 15.85 Down UP 86.67 2022-06-22
external debt jp.externaldebt 559569 530973 5.39 20.94 UP UP 100 2022-06-14
foreign direct investment jp.fdi 8064.6 1125.04 616.83 -65.6 UP Down 28.33 2022-06-14
foreign exchange reserves jp.fxreserves 1329700 1322200 0.57 -4.17 Down Down 53.33 2022-06-11
gdp jp.gdp 5064.87 4954.81 0.0222128 0.121723 -1.0 1.0 0 2019-01-31
Real GDP jp.realgdp 537916 539248 -0.25 0.19 UP UP 91.67 2022-05-18
gdp growth jp.gdpgrowth -0.2 0.9 -122.22 -166.67 UP Down 32.5 2022-05-18
gdp growth annual jp.gdpgrowthan 0.2 0.4 -50 -200 UP UP 36.67 2022-05-18
gdp growth annualized jp.gdpgrowthannu -0.5 4 -112.5 -162.5 Down Down 35.83 2022-06-11
gold reserves jp.goldres 845.97 765.22 0.105525 0.105554 1.0 1.0 1 2021-01-01
government budget jp.govbudget -10.3 -3.1 2.32258 1.86111 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31
Government budget jp.govbudgetvalue -13977 -98404 -0.857963 -1.26117 1.0 -1.0 0.133333 2021-01-01
government debt to gdp jp.govdebtgdp 266.2 238 0.118487 0.452264 1.0 1.0 0 2020-01-31
housing index jp.housingindex 128.93 123.27 4.59 9 UP UP 100 2022-05-04
housing starts jp.housingstarts 2.2 6 -63.33 46.67 Down UP 80 2022-05-26
imports jp.imports 9636.74 8915.41 8.09 49.33 UP UP 100 2022-06-22
industrial production jp.indproduction -4.8 -1.7 182.35 -130.38 Down Down 21.67 2022-05-26
industrial production mom jp.indproductionmm -1.5 0.3 -600 -75.81 Down UP 21.67 2022-06-14
inflation cpi jp.inflationcpi 2.5 1.2 108.33 -725 UP UP 100 2022-05-18
interbank rate jp.interbankrate -0.1 -0.09 0.111111 0.428571 -1.0 -1.0 1 2021-06-04
interest rate jp.interestrate -0.1 -0.1 0 0 1.0 -1.0 0.508333 2021-04-27
loan growth jp.loangrowth 0.9 0.5 80 -81.25 Down Down 15 2022-05-04
loans to private sector jp.loanprivate 506388 508306 -0.38 0.88 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-14
machinery orders jp.machineryorders 7.1 -9.8 -172.45 1083.33 UP UP 87.5 2022-06-15
manufacturing pmi jp.manpmi 52.7 53.3 -1.13 0.57 Down UP 60.83 2022-06-23
money supply m0 jp.msm0 114010 114485 -0.41 3.26 UP UP 96.67 2022-06-14
money supply m1 jp.msm1 1028270 1025200 0.3 5.44 UP UP 100 2022-06-14
money supply m2 jp.msm2 1204860 1203490 0.11 3.15 UP UP 100 2022-06-14
money supply m3 jp.msm3 1550180 1550690 -0.03 2.76 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-14
non manufacturing pmi jp.nonmanpmi 1 -1 -2 -0.958333 -1.0 -1.0 0.383333 2021-04-01
Producer Price Index jp.producerprices 112.8 113.5 -0.62 8.57 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-14
PPI Index jp.producerpricesch 9.1 9.8 -7.14 145.95 UP UP 93.33 2022-06-14
retail sales MoM jp.retailsales 0.8 2 -60 -117.39 UP UP 70 2022-05-26
retail sales jp.retailsalesan 2.9 0.7 314.29 -75.63 UP Down 86.67 2022-05-26
services pmi jp.servpmi 54.2 52.6 3.04 14.35 UP UP 100 2022-06-23
unemployment rate jp.unemploymentrate 2.5 2.6 -3.85 -3.85 Down Down 39.17 2022-05-26
youth unemployment rate jp.ytunemploymentrate 4.3 4.8 -0.104167 -0.104167 -1.0 -1.0 0.35 2021-04-30
Long Term Unemployment Rate jp.ltunemploymentrate 1.3 1.7 -0.235294 0 -1.0 -1.0 0 2014-01-01
Bank of Japan Total Assets for Japan jp.cbassets 7246410 7202320 0.00612164 0.134748 1.0 1.0 0.583333 2021-05-01
Japan, TANKAN, Small firms, manufacturing jp.tankan.small.man -13 -27 -0.518519 -1.86667 -1.0 -1.0 0.35 2021-03-30
Japan, TANKAN, Small firms, non-manufacturing jp.tankan.small.nonman -11 -12 -0.0833333 -2.1 -1.0 -1.0 0.1 2021-03-31
Japan, TANKAN, Large firms, manufacturing, actual, Price Index jp.tankan.large.man 5 -10 -1.5 -0.8 1.0 -1.0 0.466667 2021-03-31
Japan, TANKAN, Large firms, non manufacturing, actual jp.tankan.large.nonman -1 -5 -0.8 -1.04348 -1.0 -1.0 0.383333 2021-03-31
Japan Machine Tool Orders jp.machineryorders 123946 127876 -0.0307329 1.20768 1.0 1.0 1 2021-04-30

Japan business confidence analysis

Japan Business confidence indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The survey is made by phone and covers many companies including sole proprietorships. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

Japan business confidence trend

Japan business confidence trend is in an uptrend when the last value is higher than its twelve-month moving average and its twelve-month moving average slope is positive (last twelve-month moving average is higher than the previous month twelve-month moving average) and vice-versa. MacroVar calculates the number of months the Japan business confidence has recorded new highs or lows. Japan business confidence trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

Japan business confidence momentum

Japan business confidence momentum is monitored by calculating its long-term year over year (Y/Y) return and its short-term month on month (M/M) return.