Annualized Retail Sales
Retail Sales YoY Japan
Retail Sales Expected to Turn Negative Again in October
Starts Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 23:50
Updated Thursday, November 28, 2019
retail slowed down considerably in June and in July they turned negative, declining by 2.0%. They turned positive again in August and in September posted a big surprise jump of 9.2%, on an annualized basis. But, they are expected to turn negative again for October and post a 3.8% decline for that month. Please follow us for live coverage in real time of the event by experienced analysts.
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About Retail Sales YoY Japan
Change in the total value of sales at the retail level. 'Actual' greater than 'Forecast' is good for currency. Released monthly, about 27 days after the month ends. It's the primary gauge of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.