RTTNews - Monday, a monthly survey from the Cabinet Office showed that Japanese consumer confidence rose to 38.1 in June from 36.3 in May. However, the index stood below the expected reading of 39.5.

Meanwhile, household's consumer confidence was 37.6 versus 35.7 in May. Among sub indices, overall livelihood rose to 37.4 from 36.3, while the index for income growth climbed to 35.8 from 35.3 in the prior month. The reading for employment stood at 31.7, up from 28 in May. Willingness to buy durable goods in June rose to 45.5 in June compared to 43.1 in May.

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