RTTNews - Tuesday, the Cabinet Office of Japan in a final report revised upward the leading and coincident indices for June.
The leading index stood at 79.9 in June, revised up from 79.8 estimated on August 6, and was also higher than the reading of 76.9 in May. The index came in line with economists' estimates. The index has now increased for the fourth consecutive month in June.
The coincident index was revised up to 88 from 87.8 estimated previously, and came in higher than the 87.1 in May. Economists expected the reading to be 87.9. The coincident index increased for the third consecutive month in June.
The lagging index was also revised upward, to 83.4 from 83.3 reported earlier. For May, the index was revised to stand at 83.4 compared to the earlier estimate of 84.1.
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