The Japanese economy issued February's retail trade, where it advanced to 2.0%, compared with the prior reading of 4.1, also it exceeded economists estimate of 0.0%.

Also, the annualized retail sales in February advanced to 3.5%, compared with the prior year's reading of 1.9%, also it exceeded economists estimate of 1.3%

On the other hand, large retailers' sales in February advanced to 0.2% compared with the prior month's reading of -1.0%, also it exceeded expectations of -0.3%.