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  • 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...

  • *Brexit may cause Japan Inc to be more wary of capex. TOKYO, July 11- Japan's machinery orders fell unexpectedly in May as a strong yen and weak demand eroded corporate profits and spending plans, a sign the economy is struggling to attract the investment it needs to sustain growth. Core orders, which exclude those of ships and electricity, stood at 785 billion yen, the...

  • *Brexit may cause Japan Inc to be more wary of capex. TOKYO, July 11- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a second straight month in May as the strong yen and weak demand weighed on corporate profits and spending, pointing to a tepid recovery in the business investment needed for sustainable growth. Weak capital expenditure puts extra pressure on...

  • *Brexit may cause Japan Inc to be more wary of capex. TOKYO, July 11- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a second straight month in May as the strong yen and weak demand weighed on corporate profits and spending, pointing to a tepid recovery in the business investment needed for sustainable growth. Weak capital expenditure puts extra pressure on...

  • TOKYO, July 11- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell 1.4 percent in May from the previous month, down for a second straight month, government data showed on Monday, in a worrying sign capital spending may struggle to recover. The fall in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine...

  • TOKYO, July 8- Japan's machinery orders were expected to rebound only modestly in May, a Reuters poll found, as a strong yen and weak overseas demand clouded the outlook for capital investment. "Firms' capital spending is expected to stay solid over the medium term due to the need to upgrade ageing facilities, special demand from the Tokyo Olympics, and inbound...

  • *Decline due to Kumamoto quakes, China slowdown. TOKYO, June 9- Japan's core machinery orders tumbled in April by the most in two years, partly due to earthquakes in a southern manufacturing hub but raising the risk that business investment will remain weak for most of the year. "This is a result of the Kumamoto earthquakes, but China's economic slowdown is also...

  • *Orders fall due to Kumamoto quakes. TOKYO, June 9- Japan's core machinery orders tumbled in April partly due to earthquakes in the southern manufacturing hub of Kumamoto, but economists worry this is a sign that business investment will remain weak for most of this year. "This is a result of the Kumamoto earthquakes, but China's economic slowdown is also having a...

  • TOKYO, June 9- Japan's core machinery orders tumbled 11.0 percent in April from the previous month, Cabinet Office data showed on Thursday, in a sign that business investment is contracting. That was more than the median estimate of a 3.8 percent decline in a Reuters poll of economists. In March, core orders rose 5.5 percent.

  • *GDP due 2350 GMT on June 7, machinery orders on June 8. TOKYO, June 3- Japan's economy was expected to grow faster than initially estimated in the first quarter as capital spending fell less than expected, a Reuters poll found, but even a GDP revision is unlikely to change the impression of a lethargic economy. "An appreciation of the yen could rein in manufacturers'...

  • BERLIN, June 2- As Beijing moves in to buy up firms from Germany's famed "Mittlestand" of mid-sized manufacturers, politicians are nervous that Chinese owners may take their vaunted technology and move jobs abroad. When Putzmeister, a 58- year-old maker of pumps for concrete, was bought by its Chinese competitor Sany for 360 million euros in 2012, its workers...

  • *March core orders +5.5 pct vs forecast +0.5 pct. TOKYO, May 19- Japan's core machinery orders rose more than expected in March but companies expect orders to decline in the current quarter as firms become increasingly cautious due to a rising yen and weakness in overseas economies. "Capital expenditure has entered a period of stagnation," said Hiroaki Muto,...