Market News Briefing – November 14th 2016 10:00 (GMT+1)

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Japan’s growth in the third quarter by 2.2%

Data released in Japan today pointed on a sharper than expected growth in the third quarter at the background of recovery in exports.
However, a weak domestic demand continues to hurt the country’s economy.
The data showed that Japan’s economy grew in the third quarter at an annual rate of 2.2%, compared with forecasts for growth of only 0.9%.

Market News Briefing – Aug 15th 2016 08:00 (GMT+1)

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The growth in Japan disappointing again

The growth figures released today in Japan, the world’s third largest economy showed that during the second quarter the growth was of 0.2%, compared with forecasts for growth of 0.7%.
One of the main causes of the disappointing growth in Japan was a lower business expenses in the second quarter (0.4%)compared to the first quarter of the year.