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Japan corporate service prices rise 0.8% in March

Staff Writer |
Corporate service prices in Japan were up 0.8% on year in March, the Bank of Japan said.

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That was unchanged from the February reading and in line with expectations.

On a monthly basis, prices were up 0.6% after rising 0.3% in February.

For the first quarter of 2017, prices were up 0.7% on year and 0.1% on quarter. That follows the 0.4% yearly increase and the 0.2% quarterly gain in the three months prior.

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