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Japan M2 Money Stock Steady At 2.4% In August

The M2 money stock in Japan was up 2.4 percent on year in August, the Bank of Japan said on Tuesday - coming in at 1,029.7 trillion yen.

That was up from the downwardly revised 2.3 percent in July (originally 2.4 percent).

The M3 money stock was up 2.0 percent on year for the third straight month, this time coming in at 1,364.3 trillion yen.

The L money stock rose 1.8 percent on year for the second straight month, coming in at 1,811.5 trillion yen.

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