The Japanese economy released today the data of the current account for November, where the current-account surplus shrank to 138.5 billion yen, compared with the prior surplus of 562.4 billion yen; also it came below expectations of 248.4 billion yen.

Also, the figures of the nation's trade balance for November was also released, where the trade-balance deficit massively widened to -585.1 billion yen, compared with the prior reading of -206.1 billion yen, yet it came below expectations of -599.4 billion yen.