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Japan Feb current account surplus 1.44t yen

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 08:26
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Japan's current account logged a surplus for the eighth straight month in February, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday, as a weak yen boosted income from overseas investments and falling oil prices narrowed the trade deficit.

[TOKYO] Japan's current account logged a surplus for the eighth straight month in February, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday, as a weak yen boosted income from overseas investments and falling oil prices narrowed the trade deficit.

The surplus stood at 1.44 trillion yen (S$16.3 billion), against a median forecast for a 1.15 trillion yen surplus.

REUTERS