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Japan Tokyo Sep Inflation +2.5% Y/Y

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  • The core consumer price index (excluding fresh food) in the Tokyo area, a leading indicator of the national average, rose 2.5% in September, slower from the 2.8% growth in August.
  • Energy costs decreased 18.7% y/y in September, dipping further from the 15.9% y/y drop last month.
  • Processed food prices edged up 8.5% y/y, down from the previous 8.9% y/y increase.
  • Prices for household durable goods increased 0.5% y/y, down from the previous 1.2% y/y increase.
  • The core-core CPI (excluding fresh food and energy) -- a key indicator of the underlying trend of inflation -- edged up 3.8% y/y in September, following last 4.0% y/y growth.
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  • The core consumer price index (excluding fresh food) in the Tokyo area, a leading indicator of the national average, rose 2.5% in September, slower from the 2.8% growth in August.
  • Energy costs decreased 18.7% y/y in September, dipping further from the 15.9% y/y drop last month.
  • Processed food prices edged up 8.5% y/y, down from the previous 8.9% y/y increase.
  • Prices for household durable goods increased 0.5% y/y, down from the previous 1.2% y/y increase.
  • The core-core CPI (excluding fresh food and energy) -- a key indicator of the underlying trend of inflation -- edged up 3.8% y/y in September, following last 4.0% y/y growth.