The Japanese economy released today the data for the current account during October, where it widened to 562.4 billion yens, compared with the prior reading of 1584.8 billion yens; also it exceeded expectations of 503.6 billion.

On the other hand, the data for trade balance for October were released as well, where it massively narrowed to -206.1 billion yens measured up to the prior reading of 373.2 billion yens, also it came below expectations of -190.5 billion.

Lastly, the data for the machine orders for October were released, where it rose to -6.9 % compared with the prior reading of -8.2, yet it came below expectations of 0.5%.

Also, the data for the annual were released, and it showed a huge decline of 1.5% compared with the prior reading of 9.8%, while it came below expectations of 9.6%.