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TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan took another step forward to solidifying a durable economic recovery, as core machinery orders rose faster-than-expected in August, providing a welcome sign for capital spending seen as vital for achieving sustainable growth.
TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan's core machinery orders rose faster-than-expected in August, posting its first rise in three months, in a welcome sign for capital spending seen as vital for durable recovery in the world's third-largest economy.
TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan's core machinery orders increased a bigger-than-expected 5.4 percent in August from the previous month, rising for the first time in three months, government data showed on Thursday.
*Machinery orders data due 8:50 a.m. Thur ( 2350 GMT Wed. TOKYO, Oct 4 (Reuters)- Japan's core machinery orders likely rose 2.0 percent in August to mark their first increase in three months, a Reuters poll showed, an encouraging sign for capital spending that is seen as vital to driving sustainable long-term growth in the world's third-largest economy.
TOKYO, Sept 12- Japan's core machinery orders were unchanged in July from the previous month, government data showed on Thursday, casting some doubt on the strength of capital expenditure.
*Muted reaction to Japan machinery orders data. TOKYO, Aug 13- The dollar retook some lost ground on Tuesday in anticipation of potentially strong retail sales data, while the yen sagged on a media report Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate tax cut.
*Muted reaction to Japan machinery orders data. TOKYO, Aug 13- The dollar enjoyed a tentative recovery on Tuesday while the yen sagged on a media report Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate tax cut.
TOKYO, Aug 13- Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.7 percent in June from the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday, a sign that the government's reflationary policies have yet to encourage companies to boost capital spending.
*c/a, lending data due Monday at 8:50 a.m. (Sunday 2350 GMT. *Machine orders data due Thursday 8:50 a.m. (Wednesday 2350 GMT. TOKYO, July 5- Japan's core machinery orders probably inched up in May in sign that companies were responding to the government's stimulus policies by gradually raising investment in plants and equipment, a Reuters poll showed.
NEW YORK, June 27- Mergers and acquisitions around the world slowed to their most sluggish pace since 2009 in the first half of 2013, Thomson Reuters data shows, as recession-hit European companies put the brakes on transactions and their healthier U.S. counterparts took a cautious approach amid market uncertainty.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in November in a sign that companies may gradually increase capital spending, but uncertainty over the global economy could continue to pressure the Bank of Japan to ease policy.
Manufacturing activity in Asia expanded in December as China's economy showed signs of revival but export demand was uneven, pointing to further sluggish growth for the region, business surveys suggest.
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