How can I find out whether Japanese business performance is in good shape as a whole?


・BOJ Tankan Business Conditions
This is an item that's included in the central bank's quarterly "Short-term" Economic Survey of Enterprises in Japan.

This indicator represents the business confidence of companies.
The figures show the percentage of companies reporting "favorable" business conditins minus the percentage of those reporting "unfavorable" ones.

・Indexed of Business Conditions(CI)
CI is an abbreviation of "composite index." This index, released by the Cabinet Office once a month, represents the rate of change from the base-year level of 100, covering 29 different kinds of economic indicators.

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