Japan All Industry Activity Recovers In June

Japan's all industry activity grew 0.2 percent in June from a month ago, offsetting the 0.2 percent drop in May, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Tuesday. The increase for June matched economists' expectations.

Industrial production rose 0.4 percent and tertiary industry activity edged up 0.1 percent. Meanwhile, the index for government services dropped 0.2 percent and construction activity slipped 0.1 percent.

On a yearly basis, growth in all industry activity eased to 0.5 percent in June from 3.3 percent a month ago.

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