the best tool for understanding economic trends immediately.
As of August 31, 2023
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator Published as of the end of August 2023.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator provides industry-specific and region-specific indicators.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator Published as of the end of July 2023.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator Published as of the end of June 2023.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator is an economic indicator which is suitable for a quick understanding of Japan's economic trends, of which algorithm has been developed by UTokyo Economic Consulting Inc. from the article data of the Nikkei morning edition.
Academic expertise and knowledge in natural language processing, macroeconomics etc. is applied in the development of Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator, which has following advantages;
Update on a Daily Basis
Capturing the Trend Earlier
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator is aggregated on the same date with each issue date of the Nikkei, and published on a daily basis. Therefore it provides a quicker understanding of current economic trends than the other economic indicators published by the Cabinet Office or the Bank of Japan.
Information as of Feb. 2022
PMI is a registered trademark of IHS Markit.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator is highly correlated with the other economic indicators published by the Cabinet Office and the Bank of Japan. Furthermore, it provides an earlier heads-up in acknowledging turning points of Japan’s economy than other economic indicators.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator uses the Nikkei articles in past 30 years. We do not use any proper nouns, only use general words related to the business climate, carefully examined by natural language processing technology, which makes it possible for Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator to grasp the change of economic trends even when unprecedented events occur.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator provides industry-specific and region-specific indicators. It is possible to determine business conditions in specific industries and regions.
Nikkei-UTEcon Daily Economic Indicator not only provides daily indicators by industry and region, but also provides contribution decomposition of the overall daily indicator by industry and region. This enables one to explain which industries and regions are responsible for tchanges in the daily indicator.
In addition to the economic indicator of the day, 7-day EMA and 30-day EMA are provided in csv format.
*EMA：Exponential Moving Average
The data includes historical data since October 1, 1981.
Furthermore, industry-specific indicators and region-specific indicators provide "Contribution" to the overall daily indicator, as well as its 7-day EMA and 30-day EMA.
for a 12-month subscription
for a 12-month subscription
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