TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - The value of M2 money stock and CDs in Japan was up 2.1 percent on year in May, the Bank of Japan said on Monday, standing at 815.8 trillion yen.
That missed forecasts for an increase of 2.5 percent following the 2.6 percent gain in April.
M3 money stock added an annual 1.9 percent to 1,121.1 trillion yen - also shy of expectations for an increase of 2.2 percent after collecting 2.3 percent in the previous month.
The data also showed that M1 money stock jumped an annual 3.0 percent to 537.0 trillion yen, while the L money stock added 0.4 percent on year to 1,465.7 trillion yen.
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