Japan's retail sales rise 1.9% in July on year

/ Aug 30, 2017

Japan's retail sales rise 1.9% in July on year

Retail sales in July rose 1.9 percent from a year earlier to ¥12.2 trillion, up for the ninth straight month, the industry ministry said Wednesday. Sales of summer goods were brisk as temperatures soared nationwide in the reporting month, ministry officials said. The ministry said retail ...

/ Mar 31, 2017

Japan's February industrial output rose 2% on brisk auto production

Japan's industrial output rose 2.0 percent in February from the previous month to a three-year high, reflecting robust growth in the vehicle and industrial machinery sectors, government data showed Friday. The better-than-expected reading followed a revised 0.4 percent fall in January. In a nod to relatively ...