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Japan machinery orders fall less than expected

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A construction site in the Toyosu district in Tokyo. Companies have been slow to implement robust capital spending plans.

Tokyo

JAPAN'S core machinery orders fell 1.7 per cent in January from the previous month, underscoring the challenges facing the government as it attempts to nudge firms into boosting spending on wages and equipment with its aggressive stimulus policies.

Nonetheless, emerging signs

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