Japan consumer price index dropped 0.2% during the year ended November, compared with a previous reading 0.2% a year earlier, while the expectations estimated of 0.1%.

Japan's annualized Natl CPI excluding food and energy released with an actual -0.5% during the 12 months ended November, compared with a previous drop 0.6% a year earlier, where the actual reading is came inline with the market's anticipations which noted that.