Japan factory activity rises by most in a year

A private gauge of Japan's manufacturing sector has shown that factory activity in the world's third-largest economy expanded at its fastest pace in 12 months in December. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI), compiled by Nikkei and IHS ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan’s manufacturing sector expanded for a fourth consecutive month in December, a sign factory output was stabilizing amid uneven international demand. The Markit/Nikkei final manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) came in at 52.4 in December ... ( read original story ...)

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