Monthly machine orders in Japan jumped 10.5% in September compared with 0.5% in the previous month, while it was anticipated to gain 4.1%. On the other hand, machine orders fell 22.0% in September from a year earlier following a decline by 26.5% and it came better than analyst's estimates of -26.2%.

Machine orders increased amid improvements witnessed in the nation's manufacturing sector as it rebounded for seven consecutive month responding to a pick up in world demand. Corporate earnings are encouraging companies to increase spending on tools and equipments after the worst stage of recession passed.