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USDCAD TECHS

Stronger In a Range

AUDUSD TECHS

Weaker In A Range

US TSYS SUMMARY

Ending The Week On A Soft Note

EURJPY TECHS

Bearish Risk Growing

USDJPY TECHS

Stronger, But Still Vulnerable

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SP500 PE Ratio vs. CPI Inflation

     TOKYO (MNI) - The following are the median forecasts for the key Japanese
data due in the coming week provided by economists surveyed by MNI.
Date           JST/GMT           Data  Month  Median           Previous
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Thu, Aug 17  0850/2350        Exports    Jul    13.6    % y/y       9.7
Thu, Aug 17  0850/2350        Imports    Jul    17.0    % y/y      15.5
Thu, Aug 17  0850/2350  Trade Balance    Jul   392.0  bln yen     439.8
Trade Statistics Forecast
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                                        Exports  Imports  Trade Balance
                                          y/y %    y/y %      (bln yen)
Median Forecast                            13.6     17.0          392.0
High Forecast                              16.2     18.2          560.0
Low Forecast                                8.4     14.1          190.0
Previous Month                              9.7     15.5          439.8
Standard Deviation                          2.1      1.1           96.3
No. of Responses                             14       14             14
                                        Exports  Imports  Trade Balance
                                          y/y %    y/y %      (bln yen)
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management           16.2     16.7          560.0
BNP Paribas                                14.5     17.5          419.9
Hamagin Research Institute                 14.4     17.8          395.1
Japan Research Institute                   14.2     17.5          404.2
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute           14.0     17.0          418.4
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting     14.0     17.5          392.0
Norinchukin Research Institute             14.0     16.5          444.6
NLI Research Institute                     13.2     17.9          327.1
Nomura Securities                          13.0     18.2          298.6
SMBC Nikko Securities                      12.9     15.5          392.0
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities             11.2     16.6          280.0
Barclays Securities                        10.7     16.2          267.2
Daiwa Institute of Research                10.0     17.0          190.0
Mizuho Research Institute                   8.4     14.1          248.9
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: beijing@mni-news.com
--MNI Tokyo Bureau; tel: +81 90-4670-5309; email: max.sato@marketnews.com
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