Japan's retail trade seasonally adjusted dropped to -2.6% in August, from a previous 0.7% during the month of July, while the actual reading came worse than the analysts' expectations that referred to -0.8%.

On the other side, annualized Japan's retail trade released with an actual -1.7% in August, whereas the actual reading came lower than both the previous reading -0.3% and the anticipations 0.2%.