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Japanese Consumer Prices Rise Marginally in September

Japanese consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in September from a year earlier when stripping away the effect of energy and fresh food costs, an indicator released by the Bank of Japan showed on Friday.

That followed a 0.4 percent annual rise in the previous month.

The BOJ began publishing its own consumer price calculations in November 2015 to better understand the underlying price trend. The BOJ’s index strips away volatile fresh food and energy costs but includes processed and imported food prices.

Reuters [1]

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Craig Erlam

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Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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