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Japan’s households increased spending for the first time in four months in June, with demand for travel services rising in a positive sign for broader recovery prospects.

Spending jumped 3.5% in June from a year earlier, government data showed Friday, posting its first year-on-year rise since January as households opened their purse strings for overnight stays, package tours and outdoor goods.

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