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Japan Aug coincident indicator falls 0.2 point m/m

TOKYO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Japan's index of coincident economic indicators fell a preliminary 0.2 point in August from July, the Cabinet Office said on Friday.

The index of leading economic indicators, compiled using data such as the number of job offers and consumer sentiment and a gauge of the economy a few months ahead, rose 0.6 point from July.

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(Reporting by Tokyo newsroom; Editing by Michael Watson)

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Keywords: JAPAN ECONOMY/COINCIDENT