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Japan GDP stays on growth path in Q4

But private consumption - accounting for roughly 60% of the economy - marks first fall in four quarters

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Japan's economy expanded at an annualised rate of 4 per cent in April-June, posting a sixth straight quarter of expansion led by private consumption and capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday.


JAPAN'S economy expanded for a fourth consecutive quarter in the final three months of last year, with gross domestic product (GDP) expanding by one per cent in real or inflation-adjusted terms on an annualised basis.

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