TOKYO— Japan's industrial output edged higher in December, suggesting the world's third-largest economy may be turning the corner on a recession brought on by a hefty sales tax hike. Meanwhile, Japan's jobless rate dipped to 3.4 percent from 3.5 percent the month before. When the impact of a 2 percentage point increase in the sales tax in April is excluded,...» Read More
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