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Japan July Leading Index Revised Down

Japan's leading index was revised downwards in July, final data from the Cabinet Office showed Friday.

The leading index rose to 105.4 in July, which was revised down from 106.5. In June, the index was at 104.7.

Meanwhile, the coincident index, which measures the current economic situation, confirmed the flash estimate at 109.9 in July. This was more than the 109.3 score in the previous month.

The lagging index, which indicates the past economic situation, edged up to a revised 118.4 in July from 118.3. The flash estimate for July was 117.5.

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