Japan consumer price index inclined 0.5% during the year ended June 30, compared with a previous reading 0.3% a year earlier, while the actual reading came higher than the analysts' expectations which noted 0.2%.

Japan's annualized Natl CPI excluding food and energy released with an actual 0.3% during the 12 months ended June, compared with a previous 0.1% a year earlier, and analysts' referred to 0.1%.