Japan’s economy failed to grow on a quarterly basis during the April-June period, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth coming in at zero, missing forecasts.
On an annualized basis, GDP expanded 0.2 percent, slowing dramatically from the 1.9 percent spike in the first three months of the year.
A Reuters poll of economists had predicted an annualized increase of 0.7 percent and a quarterly rise of 0.2 percent.
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