Japan’s leading index climbed more than initially estimated in August, final data from the Cabinet Office showed Wednesday.
The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, rose to 104.5 in August from 103.9 in July. The preliminary reading was 104.4.
The coincident index that reflects the current economic activity, improved to revised 116.7 from 116.1 in the previous month. However, the score for August was revised down from 117.5.
The lagging index came in at revised 118.4 versus 117.5 a month ago.