The Japanese economy issued the Industrial Production preliminary reading (MoM) which started inception during April, where the index rose by 1.3% compared with the pervious increase by 1.2%, while analyst's forecasts referred to 2.5%.

Japan's Industrial Production preliminary reading (YoY) for the year ended in April 31 rose to 25.9%, compared with previous of 31.8%, while the expectations referred to 27.4%.