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MNI DATA SURVEY: Japan April Machinery Orders, May CGPI

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     TOKYO (MNI) - The following are the median forecasts from MNI's economist
survey for key Japanese data due in this week.
Date           JST/GMT              Data  Month  Median         Previous
Wed, Jun 12  0850/2350  Machinery Orders    Apr     0.5  % m/m       3.8
Wed, Jun 12  0850/2350              CGPI    May     0.7  % y/y       1.2
Wed, Jun 12  0850/2350              CGPI    May     0.0  % m/m       0.3
Core Private-Sector Machinery Orders
                                        Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  0.5
High Forecast                                    8.0
Low Forecast                                    -4.0
Previous Month                                   3.8
Standard Deviation                               3.8
No. of Responses                                  13
                                        Change m/m %
Japan Research Institute                         8.0
Hamagin Research Institute                       6.1
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           4.2
SMBC Nikko Securities                            4.0
Nomura Securities                                1.9
Norinchukin Research Institute                   1.1
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 0.5
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                  -0.8
NLI Research Institute                          -0.8
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                -1.5
Daiwa Institute of Research                     -3.5
BNP Paribas                                     -3.6
Mizuho Research Institute                       -4.0
Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI)
                                        Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  0.7           0.0
High Forecast                                    1.0           0.3
Low Forecast                                    -0.6          -0.2
Previous Month                                   1.2           0.3
Standard Deviation                               0.4           0.1
No. of Responses                                  12            11
                                        Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Hamagin Research Institute                       1.0           0.3
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 0.8           0.1
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                   0.8           0.1
Japan Research Institute                         0.7           0.0
Mizuho Research Institute                        0.7           0.0
Norinchukin Research Institute                   0.7           0.0
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 0.7           0.0
Daiwa Institute of Research                      0.6          -0.1
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           0.6          -0.1
BNP Paribas                                      0.5          -0.2
NLI Research Institute                           0.5          -0.2
Nomura Securities                               -0.6           N/A
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