Japan’s economy expands for fifth straight quarter at 0.5%, but spending remains tepid

The latest reading nonetheless means Japan’s economy has had its best string of gains since 2006, during the tenure of popular former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. The figures are good news for current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — whose brief and …
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