Japan's Ministry of Finance released its current account data for Japan late Tuesday evening. Japan's current account surplus fell to ¥1,468.4 billion in September from ¥1,653.1 billion in August, missing expectations for a surplus of ¥2,235.2 billion.
Japan benefits from a weaker yen, which supports income from overseas investments.
The goods trade deficit turned into a surplus of ¥82.3 billion in September from a deficit of ¥326.1 billion in August.
Exports rose at an annual rate of 2.8% in September, while imports dropped 7.4%.