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/ May 9, 2017

Nominal wages fall first time in 10 months

Nominal wages in March dipped 0.4 percent from a year before to ¥277,512 per worker for the first downturn in 10 months, the government said Tuesday. Average real, or inflation-adjusted, wages in March also dropped 0.8 percent after rising the previous month, the Health, ...

/ May 1, 2017

Think tanks expect Japan's GDP rose 2% in January-March

The economy is projected to have grown at an annualized rate of 2.0 percent in the January-March period from the previous quarter in price-adjusted real terms, according to the average estimate of 10 private-sector think tanks. Gross domestic product is projected to mark the ...