Japan’s retail sales rose 3.5% on year in February, the largest gain since August 2010,...

|By:, SA News Editor
Japan’s retail sales rose 3.5% on year in February, the largest gain since August 2010, boosted by a 21.4% jump in automobile sales. "Today’s report adds to evidence that Japan’s economy will return to growth this quarter," BNP Paribas economist Azusa Kato says.