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Japan's economy seen growing for 8th straight quarter

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By Kaori KanekoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy was expected to grow for an eighth straight quarter in October-December, the longest period of expansion in about 30 years, a Reuters poll found on Feb 2, led by robust exports and solid domestic demand.Gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated to have expanded at an annualised rate of 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, the poll of 19 analysts found.That would be the longest streak of growth since a 12-quarter stretch of growth between April-June 1986 and January-March 1989 around the height of Japan's notorious economic ...

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 06:43 IST
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