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Japan Producer Prices Jump 1.3% On Year In August

Producer prices in Japan were up 1.3 percent on year in August, the Bank of Japan said on Tuesday - exceeding expectations for an increase of 1.1 percent, which would have been unchanged from the July reading.

On a monthly basis, producer prices were unchanged after rising 0.1 percent in the previous month.

Among the individual components, prices were up for advertising services, information and communications and real estate.

Prices were down for architectural services and hotels.

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