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  • WASHINGTON— U.S. industrial production rose a solid 0.3 percent in September, but the increase was limited due to the lingering damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that the storms, which struck the Gulf Coast and Florida, held down industrial output by 0.25 percentage points. Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital...

  • *Aug core orders +3.4 pct m/m vs forecast +1.1 pct. TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in August, handily beating market expectations, signaling a pickup in capital expenditure that should encourage Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a general election this month. The value of core orders, which exclude those of ships and...

  • *Aug core orders +3.4 pct m/m vs forecast +1.1 pct. *Core orders +4.4 pct yr/yr in Aug vs forecast +0.8 pct. TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in August, handily beating market expectations, signaling a pickup in capital expenditure that should encourage Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a general election this month.

  • TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 3.4 percent in August from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, in a tentative sign of a pickup in capital spending. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with economists' median estimate of a...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Japanese manufacturers' confidence worsened for the first time in four months in September from the previous month's decade-high level and was expected to fall further, weighed by global uncertainty, a Reuters poll showed. Firm tankan results would support the BOJ's upbeat view on Japan's economy, which is expected to continue moderate growth...

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls and an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls, an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 8.0 percent in July from the previous month, up for the first time in four months, government data showed on Monday, in a tentative sign of recovery in capital expenditure. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with...

  • *June core orders -1.9 pct vs f'cast +3.7 pct. *Firms expect core orders to rise 7.0 pct in Q3. TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a third consecutive month in June, underscoring companies' reluctance to boost spending and conflicting with recent signs that the economic recovery is gathering momentum.

  • *June core orders -1.9 pct vs f'cast +3.7 pct. TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in June, underscoring companies' reluctance to boost spending and conflicting with recent signs that the economic recovery is gathering momentum. Japan's economy expanded an annualized 1.0 percent in the first quarter on...

  • TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 1.9 percent in June from the previous month, posting the third straight month of declines, government data showed on Thursday. 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 median market forecast for a 3.7 percent...

  • *May core orders -3.6 pct m/m vs forecast +1.7 pct. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled in May on persistent weakness in the services sector, and the government downgraded the outlook for orders for the first time in eight months, raising doubts about the strength of the economic recovery. It was the steepest month-on-month decline...

  • MELBOURNE, July 10- London copper edged up on Monday after a solid U.S. jobs report buoyed hopes that an economic recovery is taking root in the world's top economy, which spurred appetite for risky assets. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper traded up 0.1 percent at 46,950 yuan a tonne. *JAPAN ECONOMY: Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled...

  • *May core orders -3.6 pct m/m vs forecast +1.7 pct. *Core orders +0.6 pct yr/yr vs forecast +7.7 pct. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled in May, and the government downgraded the outlook for orders for the first time in eight months, raising doubts about the strength of the economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.6 percent in May from the previous month, government data showed on Monday, in a sign capital spending lacks momentum. The surprise fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the 1.7 percent increase expected by...

  • *Solid global demand expected to support Japan's economy. TOKYO, June 19- Japan's exports surged in May by the fastest in more than two years on higher shipments of cars and steel, an encouraging sign that robust global demand will help keep the country's modest economic recovery on track. "The main scenario is Japan's exports will continue to recover," said Shuji...

  • *April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and adding to concerns about the country's fragile economic recovery.

  • economic fragility@ April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and potentially dragging on economic growth in the current quarter.

  • TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.1 percent in April from the previous month, down for the first time in three months, in a sign capital expenditure lacks momentum, Cabinet Office data showed on Monday. The fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared...

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, underscoring the fragile nature of the country's export-driven economic recovery.