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BUZ INVESTORS Japanese manufacturing PMI climbed The Nikkei Japan Final Manufacturing PMI came in at 53.1 in May of 2017, beating its flash estimate of 52 and above a final of 52.7 in April. The figure pointed to the tenth straight month of expansion in manufacturing activity and the highest since February, mainly driven by a faster rise in new orders (rising for an eighth straight month) and output (highest in 16 months) on the back of firmer demand, while employment improved and businesses remained optimistic. Meanwhile, input inflation continued to rise at a slower pace, easing from a 28 month high last month; and output prices rose for the fifth straight month. May’s survey indicated that manufacturers continued to show optimism towards future growth prospects that will coincide with preparations for the 2020 Olympics. Manufacturing PMI in Japan averaged 49.82 from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 56.20 in January of 2014 and a record low of 29.60 in February of 2009.
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