The Japanese economy released today data on the monthly and annual industrial production during the month of November, where the monthly industrial production showed a preliminary actual reading of 1.0% compared to the previous reading of -0.2% while forecasts were referring to a value of 0.9%. As for the annual industrial production it showed a preliminary actual reading of 5.8% compared to the previous reading of 4.3% while expectations were referring to a rate of 5.5%.