Japan's current account surplus narrowed to 899.8 billion yen in January compared with a prior surplus of 900.8 billion yen, but it came better than the forecasted 783.9 billion yen. The adjusted current account surplus came at 1712.8 billion yen from 1100.5 billion yen that was revised to 1302.2 billion yen, while forecasts referred to 1249.5 billion yen.

On the other hand, the trade balance surplus narrowed to 197.2 billion yen compared with a surplus of 631.2 billion yen, while analysts expected a surplus of 152.9 billion yen.