The Japanese economy has released today the data for the merchandise trade balance index for October, where it narrowed to -273.8 billion yens compared to the prior reading of 300.4 billion yens, which was revised to -296.2 billion yens

Additionally, adjusted merchandise trade balance figures for October were also released, where the index was massively narrowed to -457.9 billion yens, compared to the revised reading of -96.7 billion yens, which initially before revision were 21.8 billion yens.