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  • *BOJ Tankan due at 2350 GMT on Dec 13. *Machinery orders due at 2350 GMT on Dec 11. "A weaker yen than the big manufacturers had estimated reduced the worries about corporate profits while both Japan's and overseas economies are expected to continue to grow moderately," said Takayuki Miyajima, senior economist at Mizuho Research Institute.

  • *Sept core machinery orders -3.3 pct vs f'cast -0.8 pct. *Capex considered essential to higher economic growth. TOKYO, Nov 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in September and the outlook pointed to more weakness, suggesting the economy may underperform as businesses show reluctance to invest amid sluggish demand at home and abroad.

  • *Sept core machinery orders -3.3 pct vs f'cast -0.8 pct. TOKYO, Nov 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in September, Cabinet Office data showed on Thursday, in a sign of fragility in capital expenditure seen as vital for fostering sustainable economic growth. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government has been counting on capital expenditure...

  • TOKYO, Nov 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.3 percent in September from the previous month, Cabinet Office data showed on Thursday, in a sign of fragility in capital expenditure. Companies surveyed by the Cabinet Office forecast that core orders will fall 5.9 percent in October-December from the previous quarter. Orders rose 7.3 percent in...

  • *Phase 1 of Canton Fair underway since weekend. HONG KONG, Oct 19- Official investment figures may be feeble, but exporters at China's largest trade fair say they are ploughing more money into robotics, industrial automation and new product development to offset rising costs. Kison Van said his company, Ningbo Cixi Import and Export Holdings, which makes fans and...

  • *Aug core orders -2.2 pct m/m vs forecast -5.5 pct. TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell much less than expected in August, suggesting a relatively firm pickup in capital expenditure that is seen as crucial for sustainable economic growth. "Capital spending is holding firm although it is not so strong as being a driver of GDP growth," said Yuichiro Nagai,...

  • *Aug core orders -2.2 pct m/m vs forecast -5.5 pct. *Core orders +11.6 pct yr/yr vs forecast +6.5 pct. TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell much less than expected in August, suggesting a relatively firm pickup in capital expenditure that is seen as crucial for sustainable economic growth.

  • Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.2 percent in August from the previous month, in a sign of fragility in capital expenditure.

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.2 percent in August from the previous month, Cabinet Office data showed on Wednesday, in a sign of fragility in capital expenditure. The fall in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with a 5.5 percent decline forecast in a...

  • Capex in Japan has been disappointing: Economist

    Japanese companies have been making record profits but capital expenditure remains weak, says Japan Macro Advisors' Takuji Okubo.

  • *Core machinery orders due at 2350 GMT on Tuesday. TOKYO, Oct 7- Japan's core machinery orders were expected to fall for the first time in three months in August, a Reuters poll found, suggesting a strong yen and weak domestic and external demand may have kept companies cautious towards investment. "Core machinery orders likely rose in July-September but, if...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a second straight month in July, easing some pessimism over capital expenditure, but worries remain that weak demand and the yen's gains may still discourage companies from boosting investment. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government has been counting on capital expenditure to drive...

  • Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a second straight month in July, easing some pessimism over capital expenditure.

  • *July core orders +4.9 pct m/m vs forecast -3.5 pct. TOKYO, Sept 12- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a second straight month in July, easing some pessimism over capital expenditure, but worries remain that weak demand and the yen's gains will discourage companies from boosting investment. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government has been...

  • A torrent of data from China and India due this week will offer insights into the health of Asia's fastest-growing economies.

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a second straight month in July from the previous month, the Cabinet Office said on Monday, growing by 4.9 percent in a sign of a tentative pickup in capital expenditures. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine...

  • *Core machinery orders, CGPI due at 2350 GMT on Sunday. TOKYO, Sept 9- Japan's machinery orders were expected to fall in July for the first time in two months, a Reuters poll found, suggesting companies were cautious about capital spending because of a strong yen and weak demand for Japanese products. "Firms' sentiment for investment has become cautious because of the...

  • Shares of Deere were up 12.8 percent at $86.75 in late afternoon trading after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter results. Deere officials said they are relying on cost cutting, not a rebound in demand, to deliver fiscal-year earnings of $1.35 billion, up from the previous forecast of $1.2 billion. Deere has put about 2,000 employees in...

  • Japan's core machinery orders rose 8.3 percent in June from the previous month, in a sign that capital expenditure was starting to recover.

  • TOKYO, Aug 2- Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Tuesday with a slide in crude oil prices denting investor risk sentiment, while financials fell after two days of large gains. ISM data out overnight was not all that encouraging, and lower oil is prompting a bit of risk aversion, "said Chihiro Ohta, general manager of investment research and investor services at...