Leading Economic Index in Japan increased to 102.70 Index Points in November from 100.80 Index Points in October of 2016. Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 97.50 Index Points from 1985 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 113.80 Index Points in April of 2006 and a record low of 75.10 Index Points in February of 2009. In Japan, the Leading Composite Index consists of 12 indexes such as account inventory ratios, machinery orders, stock prices and other leading economic indicators. The index anticipates changes in the direction of the Japanese economy in the coming months. Reading above 50 is seen as positive and below 50 is seen as negative. This page provides – Japan Leading Composite Index – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.