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Japan Q4 GDP revised up but trade clouds outlook

Economists warn capital expenditure and overall growth are likely to weaken in first-half

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The Japanese economy grew faster than initially estimated in the fourth quarter as capital investment staged a quick recovery from a series of natural disasters in the previous quarter.

Tokyo

THE Japanese economy grew faster than initially estimated in the fourth quarter as capital investment staged a quick recovery from a series of natural disasters in the previous quarter.

However, despite the upward revision to growth, economists are likely to temper their...

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