Japan August factory output flat month/month

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s seasonally adjusted factory output was flat in August from the previous month, versus a median market forecast for a 0.8% decline.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect seasonally adjusted output to rise 5.8% in September and increase 3.8% in October, data showed on Friday.

(Reporting by Satoshi Sugiyama; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)