The Tankan Manufacturing Index rose from 6 in the September quarter to 10 in the December quarter of 2016, matching forecasts. But the Non-Manufacturing Index was unchanged at 18 whereas experts had promised a small increase to 19. The Index of Industrial Production was unchanged in October from the previous month while the average forecast promised a rise by 0.1%.
USD/JPY ticked down from 0.8393 to 0.8382 as of 15:10 GMT today, retreating from the daily high of 0.8420. EUR/JPY traded at about its opening level of 122.39.
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