Data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, released on Tuesday showed that Japan's all industry activity expanded at a faster pace in April. The index advanced 1.30%, accelerating the gains from the 0.20% increase seen in March. The data also beat forecasts of 1.20%. The gains came a rebound in construction activity. Industrial output however remained weaker, easing to 0.50% in April, down from 3.80% previously.