Japan GDP grows for 8th straight quarter in longest streak for 28 years

Japan's real gross domestic product expanded 0.1% in the October-December period from the previous quarter, or at an annualized rate of 0.5%. The figures were below the median estimate of private-sector economists compiled by Nikkei Quick News, which ... ( read original story ...)

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