USDJPY News by Newsroom on 01:46 Octuber 17, 2016 EST
Japan's industrial production grew less than initially estimated in August the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Monday.
Industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent in August revised down from a 1.5 increase previously reported. This was followed by a 0.4 percent contraction in July.
Shipments were down 1.1 percent over the month, also revised downwards from a 1.3 percent decline estimated initially. Inventories rose 0.3 percent in August, revised up from 0.1 percent.