Japanese nonfinancial companies’ combined capital expenditures in July-September rose 5.5 percent from a year before to ¥9.44 trillion, up for the sixth straight quarter, the Finance Ministry said Monday.
The nonfinancial companies’ recurring profits in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 grew 7.6 percent to ¥13.97 trillion, the ministry said.
Their sales rose 2.9 percent to ¥328.06 trillion.
Capital spending in all industries, including the financial sector, rose 5.4 percent to ¥9.97 trillion. All-industry recurring profits were up 11 percent at ¥17.72 trillion.
via Japan News