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Japan Household Spending Climbs 1.1% On Year In November

The average of household spending in Japan was up 1.1 percent on year in November, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - coming in at 278,718 yen.

That beat expectations for a decline of 1.5 percent following the 1.9 percent increase in October.

On a monthly basis, household spending sank 1.8 percent, missing expectations for a loss of 1.3 percent after gaining 2.1 percent in the previous month.

The average of monthly income per household stood at 473,294 yen, up 0.6 percent on year.

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