The National Consumer Price Index in Japan for August showed a rise of 0.2% the same as the prior reading, while the expectations refer to 0.1%, as for the National Consumer Price Index Ex-Fresh Food (the BOJ's inflation indicator) it increased by 0.2% better than the prior reading of 0.1%, which is the same expected reading.

The National Consumer Price Index Ex Food, Energy for August dropped by 0.5% the same as the previous reading, while the expectations refer to a drop of 0.6%.