Economic Buzz: Japan Leading Index Revised Up In February

Japan leading index, which measures the future economic activity rose to 106.0 in February from 105.9 in January, which was revised up from 105.6, latest figures from the Cabinet Office showed Tuesday. The flash estimate for February was 105.8. The coincident index that reflects the current economic activity climbed to 116.1 February from 114.8 in the previous month. The February reading was revised up from 115.6. The lagging index came in at 109.4 versus 109.2 in January.