Japanese yen lower ahead of overnight data releases

The Japanese yen is trading lower against the majority of its major counterparts ahead of the overnight release of its Tertiary Industry Activity Index, which is expected to post 0.2%, down from its previous level of 0.7% month on month.

The Tertiary Industry Index measures the change in the total value of services purchased by businesses. It is a leading indicator of economic health.

EURJPY 133.01 +0.47%, CHFJPY 107.90 +0.40%, CADJPY 94.72 +0.18%, USDJPY 99.22 +0.14%, AUDJPY 92.81 -0.14%, GBPJPY 158.52 -0.08% and NZDJPY 81.69 +0.04%.

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