Japan Feb retail sales rise 0.1 pct year/year

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 TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales rose 0.1
percent in February from a year earlier, performing better than
a median market forecast for a 0.5 percent annual decline, data
from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed on
Tuesday.	
 Details were as follows (previous figures may be revised; 
economists' median forecast in parentheses):
 	
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Retail sales    FEB            JAN          DEC
 	
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year/year     +0.1(-0.5)       +0.1         -2.1
month/month   +0.8             +4.0         -4.2 	
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 (Reporting by Rie Ishiguro; Editing by Edmund Klamann)	
 	
 

Japan Feb retail sales rise 0.1 pct year/year