Japan economy revs up to 4 pct annual growth in April-June

TOKYO — Japan's economy gained momentum in the April-June quarter, growing at a hearty 4.0 per cent annual pace fueled by stronger consumer and corporate demand. Economists had been forecasting a relatively strong performance for the world's third ... ( read original story ...)

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TOKYO — Japan's economy grew at a hearty 4.0 per cent annual pace in the April-June quarter, helped by stronger consumer spending and corporate capital investment. Economists had been forecasting a relatively strong performance for the world's third ... ( read original story ...)

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