Monthly industrial production in Japan final reading came in at 1.6% in August compared with a previous incline by 1.8%. Industrial production fell 19.0% from a year earlier coming after a decline by 18.7%. However, Capacity utilization inclined by 2.3% less than the previous 3.9%.

Today's report showed that shipment rose 0.6% in August from 2.4% in July, while inventories inclined by 0.1% following a decline by 0.3% in the previous month.