Japan – Nikkei (preliminary) Manufacturing PMI (April): 52.8 (prior 52.4)

The final will be out in a week or so, until then, flash indications
Key points:
– Flash Japan Manufacturing PMI™ up to 2-month high of 52.8 in April (52.4 in March)
Commenting on the Japanese Manufacturing PMI survey data, Paul Smith, Senior Economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey, said: