Japan revised GDP numbers for October-December to show annualized growth of 0.2%, after the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japan revised GDP numbers for October-December to show annualized growth of 0.2%, after the preliminary reading indicated a 0.4% contraction. Meanwhile, the island nation's trade deficit widened in January to ¥1.479T ($15.6B) from December's ¥567.6B, as exports rose 6.7% Y/Y, while imports rose 6.6%. The yen rose to ¥94.90 immediately following the numbers.