Consumer sentiment in Japan strengthened in August, according to data from the Cabinet office released on Friday. It rose to 42.0 in August, compared to 41.3 in July. Economist forecasts were for 41.8. Among the factors leading to the improvement in consumer sentiment were income growth and overall livelihood which improved 0.50 and 0.40 points, respectively.
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Daily Analysis - 05/09/2016