TABLE-Japan Aug core machinery orders up 10.1 pct mth/mth

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TOKYO, Oct 13 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s core machinery orders
unexpectedly rose 10.1 percent in August from the previous month,
data from the Cabinet Office showed on Wednesday, despite worries
about the impact on corporate capital spending from the yen’s
strength. [JPMORD=ECI]

The rise compared with the median market forecast of a 3.7
percent drop.

Details were as follows (economists’ median forecast in
parentheses):
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AUG JULY JUNE
(month-on-month percentage changes, seasonally adjusted)
Overall +9.8 +5.7 +9.2
Private (core) +10.1 (-3.7) +8.8 +1.6
Public +10.1 -1.3 +26.3
External -3.7 +2.6 +2.4
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(year-on-year percentage changes, unadjusted)
Overall +38.4 +23.4 +24.2
Private (core) +24.1 (+8.5) +15.9 -2.2
Public -4.5 -19.2 -1.6
External +68.9 +50.2 +74.7
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*Note: Core orders are private-sector and exclude those for
ships and electric power utilities. For the full tables, click:
http://www.esri.cao.go.jp/en/stat/juchu/1008juchu-e.html
(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

TABLE-Japan Aug core machinery orders up 10.1 pct mth/mth