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Core private-sector machinery orders rose a seasonally adjusted 7 percent in January from the previous month to 931.9 billion yen, marking the second straight month of expansion, the government said Wednesday.

Unadjusted core orders increased 18.8 percent from a year earlier, the Cabinet Office’s Economic and Social Research Institute said.

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