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Japan Released Many Indicators on Christmas Day

December 26, 2009

For market old-timers, Friday offered¬†rememberances of Christmas 1989 when the Bank of Japan raised reference interest rates.¬† The Y92.3 trillion fiscal 2010/11 budget was approved, and a considerable number of economic indicators were released. Unemployment rose a tenth to 5.2% from 5.1%.¬† Jobs fell 2.0% from a year earlier, and the ratio of job offers […] More