The Japanese economy issued the Industrial Production final reading (MoM) where the index rose 3.3% in December, compared with the pervious 3.1% during November.

Also Japan's annualized industrial production final reading for the year ended in Dec. 31 rose 4.9%, compared with the previous of 4.6% a year earlier.

Japanese capacity utilization final reading for December soared 3.0%, compared with a previous of 1.6% during November