The Japanese economy issued the Industrial Production final reading (MoM) where the index increased by 1.6% in April, more than the pervious 1.0% during March. Further Japan's annualized industrial production final reading for the year ended in April released with an actual reading to -13.6%, better than a prior -14.0%.

Japanese capacity utilization final reading during the month of April increased to -1.1%, comparing with a previous of -21.5% a month earlier.