The index for leading economic indicators in Japan, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, jumped to 86.0 in June 2020 from 78.4 a month earlier, a preliminary reading showed. This was the highest reading since March, amid a gradual lift of COVID-19 restrictions, with more non-essential business resuming their operations.
Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 93.34 points from 1985 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 108.60 points in April of 2006 and a record low of 72.70 points in February of 2009. This page provides - Japan Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Leading Economic Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Cabinet Office, Japan
Leading Economic Index in Japan is expected to be 89.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Japan to stand at 95.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 100.00 points in 2021, according to our econometric models.