Japan annualized housing starts July yy 1.005bln vs 0.992bln exp

Japan July housing starts  report 31 Aug
– 1.004bln prev
– housing starts +8.9% vs +7.3% exp vs -2.5% prev
– construction orders yy -10.9% vs -2.4% prev
Data out a few moments ago. Not price changers. Posting for info.