“Behind the latest PMI reading, April’s survey pointed to faster rises in both output and new business. Employment returned to growth in April”
The Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing PMI gives an early snapshot of the health of manufacturing sector in Japan. The Manufacturing PMI is a significant indicator of business conditions and the overall economic condition in Japan. A result above 50 signals appreciation and is bullish for the JPY, whereas a result below 50 is seen as bearish.
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