Plus   Neg

Japanese Feb. Wage Growth Revised Down

The rate of increase in Japan's total labor cash earnings in February was revised down sharply, the latest release from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare showed Thursday.

Total wages increased 0.1 percent year-on-year in February, down from the initial estimate of 0.7 percent increase.

Meanwhile, overtime pay increased 3.9 percent, while average base wages remained unchanged. Special cash earnings dropped 17 percent from a year earlier.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Economic News

What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.

Follow RTT