According to the Tankan = Corporate Short-term Economic Observation Survey released by the Bank of Japan, the index showing the economic judgment of the manufacturing industry of large companies was +9 points, 5 points lower than the previous survey, marking the second consecutive quarter of deterioration.

On the other hand, the non-manufacturing industry of large companies improved by 13 points, 4 points higher than the previous time, for the first time in 2 quarters.