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November Leading Index -0.4% m/m (expected -0.6%; last -0.3%)
Coincident Indicator 0.2% m/m, as expected (last 0.1%).
November jobs/applications ratio 1.28 (expected 1.30; last 1.30)
November Unemployment Rate 2.5%, as expected (last 2.5%).
October Corporate Services Price Index 2.3% yr/yr (expected 2.4%; last 2.3%).
November BoJ Core CPI 2.7% yr/yr (expected 3.0%; last 3.0%)

Former Bank of Japan policymaker Masai criticized Governor Ueda for confusing markets with his statements, saying that imminent changes to the central bank’s policy stance are unlikely.
Japan sold 2-yr debt to weak demand.