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MNI DATA SURVEY: Japan April Household Spending

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     TOKYO (MNI) - The following is the median forecast from MNI's economist
survey for key Japanese data due in this week.
Date          JST/GMT                Data  Month  Median         Previous
Fri, Jun 7  0830/2330  Household Spending    Apr     3.0  % y/y       2.1
Real Spending (Households With Two Or More People)
                                                    Change y/y %
Median Forecast                                              3.0
High Forecast                                                4.5
Low Forecast                                                 1.0
Previous Month                                               2.1
Standard Deviation                                           1.1
No. of Responses                                              13
                                                    Change y/y %
SMBC Nikko Securities                                        4.5
Nomura Securities                                            3.8
Japan Research Institute                                     3.5
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                             3.3
BNP Paribas                                                  3.2
Norinchukin Research Institute                               3.2
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                               3.0
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                             2.3
NLI Research Institute                                       2.2
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting                       2.1
Hamagin Research Institute                                   1.4
Daiwa Institute of Research                                  1.1
Mizuho Research Institute                                    1.0
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email:

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