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MNI DATA SURVEY: Japan Sep Output, Jobs

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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, Oct 31  0850/2350  Industrial Output    Sep     0.5  % m/m      -1.2
Fri, Nov 1   0830/2330  Unemployment Rate    Sep     2.2      %       2.2
Preliminary Industrial Production
                                        Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  0.5
High Forecast                                    1.3
Low Forecast                                    -0.1
Previous Month                                  -1.2
Standard Deviation                               0.4
No. of Responses                                  12
                                        Change m/m %
Nomura Securities                                1.3
NLI Research Institute                           1.0
BNP Paribas                                      0.7
Hamagin Research Institute                       0.7
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 0.6
Daiwa Institute of Research                      0.5
Japan Research Institute                         0.4
SMBC Nikko Securities                            0.3
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                   0.2
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           0.1
Norinchukin Research Institute                   0.0
Mizuho Research Institute                       -0.1
Unemployment Rate (Seasonally Adjusted)
Median Forecast                          2.2
High Forecast                            2.3
Low Forecast                             2.2
Previous Month                           2.2
Standard Deviation                       0.1
No. of Responses                          12
BNP Paribas                              2.3
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute         2.3
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities           2.3
NLI Research Institute                   2.3
Norinchukin Research Institute           2.3
Daiwa Institute of Research              2.2
Hamagin Research Institute               2.2
Japan Research Institute                 2.2
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting   2.2
Mizuho Research Institute                2.2
Nomura Securities                        2.2
SMBC Nikko Securities                    2.2
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