Japan logs current account deficit for 2nd straight month in Nov

Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

TOKYO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Japan's current account logged a deficit for a second straight month in November, Ministry of Finance data showed on Tuesday, as a weak yen inflated the cost of energy imports. The deficit stood at 592.8 billion yen ($5.74 billion), against a median forecast for a deficit of 380.4 billion yen.