Japan cuts 2019 growth forecast on weaker capital spending

Business / Economy Dec 18, 2018

Japan cuts 2019 growth forecast on weaker capital spending

The government on Tuesday cut its domestic growth forecast for fiscal 2019, citing weaker than expected capital spending amid a slowdown in the global economy. The Cabinet Office said gross domestic product, the total value of goods and services produced in the country, is expected ...

Business / Economy Jun 1, 2015

Capital investment surges 7.3% in first quarter

by Mie Sakamoto

Capital spending in the January-March quarter rose 7.3 percent on year, chalking up an eighth consecutive expansion as the economy continues to recover, the government said Monday. Business investment by all nonfinancial sectors for such purposes as building plants and installing new equipment totaled ¥13.13 ...

Business / Economy Mar 3, 2014

Business investment up for third straight quarter

Capital spending by companies rose for the third straight quarter during the October-December period as growth in corporate profits on the back of the yen's slide prompted businesses to bolster investment, the government said Monday. Business investment by all nonfinancial sectors for purposes such as ...