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Japan's extended fall in machinery orders bodes ill for business spending

Dec 12 2019

TOKYO Japan saw another decline in machinery orders in October in a fresh sign business spending, one of the few points of strength in the world's third-largest economy, is stalling as slumping exports bruise investment appetite.

Japan upgrades third-quarter GDP as consumer, business strength absorbs hit from trade

Dec 08 2019

TOKYO Japan's economy expanded at a much faster pace than initially reported in the third quarter, as resilient domestic demand and business spending offset the hit to growth from falling exports and global trade tensions.

Japan launches $122 billion stimulus to fight trade risks, post-Olympic slump

Dec 05 2019

TOKYO Japan's cabinet approved a $122 billion fiscal package on Thursday to support stalling growth in the world's third-largest economy amid offshore risks and as policymakers look to sustain activity beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. | Video

Japan schnürt 220 Milliarden Euro schweres Konjunkturpaket

Dec 05 2019

hg0088如何开户Tokio Mitten in der globalen Wirtschaftsflaute will Japans Regierung mit einem groß angelegten Konjunkturprogramm das maue Wachstum befeuern.

Japan's third-quarter capex jumps on higher retail sector investment

Dec 01 2019

hg0088如何开户TOKYO Japanese firms boosted capital spending in the September quarter, as retailers and wholesalers raised investment ahead of a long-awaited sales tax hike in October and factories maintained their automation push.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan's Q3 capex jumps as merchants boost investment pre-sales tax hike

Dec 01 2019

TOKYO, Dec 2 Japanese firms boosted capitalspending in the September quarter, as retailers and wholesalersraised investment ahead of a long-awaited sales tax hike inOctober and factories maintained their automation push.

Japan's factory output posts largest fall in almost two years

Nov 28 2019

hg0088如何开户TOKYO Japan's industrial output slipped at the fastest pace since early last year in October, exposing widening cracks in the economy which faces a decline in domestic and foreign demand.

Japan's retail sales slump the most since 2015 as tax hike hits demand

Nov 28 2019

TOKYO Japan's retail sales tumbled at their fastest pace in more than 4-1/2 years in October as a sales tax hike prompted consumers to cut spending, raising a red flag over the strength of domestic demand. | Video

Japan budget outline seeks to mix monetary and pro-growth fiscal policies

Nov 27 2019

TOKYO Japan's next budget will combine "growth-oriented" fiscal policy with the central bank's easy monetary stance, in line with expectations that the heavily indebted government will take advantage of ultra-low interest rates to boost spending.

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