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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • German industrial output down 1.2%

    Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit, discusses the latest industrial figures from Germany, which show exports and output are down.

  • ABB profit drops 70%

    Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB, says his company needs to readjust its efforts, especially in China where sluggish demand hit profits.

  • Machinery set to see a slowdown: Analyst

    Ann Duignan, JPMorgan machinery & multi-industry analyst, explains why she sees more downside risk heading into 2016.

  • A worker polishes steel coils at a factory of Dongbei Special Steel Group in Dalian, China.

    Profits earned by Chinese industrial companies in November fell 1.4% on-year, but showed some improvement on October's on-year result.

  • Two employees tie up steel bars at a steel-making plant in Ganyu, China.

    Profits earned by Chinese industrial companies fell 4.6 percent in October from a year earlier, data from the statistics bureau showed on Friday.

  • Is Caterpillar still a proxy for global economy?

    Steven Fisher, executive director, equity research analyst at UBS, explains why the world's biggest construction and mining equipment giant Caterpillar remains a good barometer for global growth.

  • Japan's machinery orders rose 2.9 percent on month in March, slightly better than the 1.8 percent forecast from a Reuters poll of economists.

  • Companies – even new ones – appear to be skipping out on capex, but that spending may just not get counted because your kid is playing with it, UBS said.

  • Oil price decline is good for agriculture too!

    Martin Richenhagen, CEO of AGCO, an agricultural machinery company discusses, how the falling price of oil is good for his company and how the sector must adapt to changing diets in emerging markets.

  • Relax, bad data won't rock Japan's boat: Pro

    Joe Zidle, Portfolio Strategist, Richard Bernstein Advisors, says a worse-than-expected machinery orders for October may fuel more stimulus, which will benefit Japan's market in the long run.