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Japan's economic roller coaster headed for another dip

The next round will start on Feb 15 when GDP data for the fourth quarter is released
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 05:50
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SOMBRE MOOD: A batch of data released last month showed Japan's economy ended 2015 with a bust, as everything from household spending to industrial production and exports tumbled in December.

Tokyo

AFTER three years of Abenomics and record monetary stimulus from the central bank, Japan's economy still can't escape a roller-coaster cycle of expansion and contraction.

The next round will commence on Feb 15, when gross domestic product (GDP) data for the fourth quarter is