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Abewrongics: Nikkei/USDJPY Tankin' After Terrible Tankan

Bad news isn't even good news anymore in Japan. A sushi-boat-load of data this evening show once again that Abenomics is failing dismally. In no particular order... Large Manufacturing Index MISS (lowest in 9 months), Large Manufacturing Outlook BIG MISS, Large Services Outlook MISS, Small Manufacturing Index MISS, Small Manufacturing Outlook BIG MISS, and drum roll please... Tankan Large Industry Capex Outlook crashes to -1.2% (from +8.7%) - the lowest in 2 years (since Abewrongics was unleashed). The response... USDJPY and Nikkei are dumping...

 

So much for unleashing animal spirits... Capex outlook plunges...

 

And bad news is no longer good news in Japan as investors lose faith...

 

 

Charts: Bloomberg