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Core private-sector machinery orders rose a much larger than expected 10.5 percent in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, underscoring improving corporate appetite for fresh business investment amid pickups in exports and production.

Core machinery orders, which exclude volatile ones such as those for ships and from electric utilities, increased to ¥738.0 billion for the second straight month of increase.

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