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MNI DATA SURVEY: Japan December CGPI, November Machine Orders

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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
Thu, Jan 16  0850/2350              CGPI    Dec     1.0  % y/y       0.1
Thu, Jan 16  0850/2350              CGPI    Dec     0.2  % m/m       0.2
Thu, Jan 16  0850/2350  Machinery Orders    Nov     3.2  % m/m      -6.0
Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI)
                                        Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  1.0           0.2
High Forecast                                    1.2           0.4
Low Forecast                                     0.6          -0.2
Previous Month                                   0.1           0.2
Standard Deviation                               0.2           0.2
No. of Responses                                  10             9
                                        Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Mizuho Research Institute                        1.2           0.4
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 1.0           0.2
Daiwa Institute of Research                      1.0           0.2
NLI Research Institute                           1.0           0.2
Nomura Securities                                1.0           N/A
Japan Research Institute                         0.9           0.1
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 0.9           0.1
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           0.8           0.0
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                   0.7           0.2
Norinchukin Research Institute                   0.6          -0.2
Core Private-Sector Machinery Orders
                                        Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  3.2
High Forecast                                    5.0
Low Forecast                                    -2.5
Previous Month                                  -6.0
Standard Deviation                               2.4
No. of Responses                                  11
                                        Change m/m %
BNP Paribas                                      5.0
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 4.5
Japan Research Institute                         3.5
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           3.5
Mizuho Research Institute                        3.3
Daiwa Institute of Research                      3.2
SMBC Nikko Securities                            2.3
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 1.9
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                   1.5
Nomura Securities                               -1.6
Norinchukin Research Institute                  -2.5
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