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Japan April core machinery orders rise 10.1 pct mth/mth

TOKYO, June 11 (Reuters) - Japan's core machinery orders rose 10.1 percent in April from the previous month, reversing the prior month's decline in a sign of a recovery in capital spending, Cabinet Office data showed on Monday. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital expenditure in the coming six to nine months, compared with economists' median estimate for a 2.8 percent increase in a Reuters poll. Compared with a year earlier, core orders, which exclude those for ships and from electric power utilities, grew 9.6 percent in April, versus an estimated 3.9 percent rise. For more background, please see this PREVIEW To view full table, go to the website of the Cabinet Office: http://www.esri.cao.go.jp/en/stat/juchu/1804juchu-e.html

(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)