Core CPI in Japan came in above expectations at 0.6% in May, which is encouraging for a country...

|By:, SA News Editor

Core CPI in Japan came in above expectations at 0.6% in May, which is encouraging for a country that has suffered years of deflation and suggests domestic demand may be rebounding. Japan's jobless figure was also better than expected, falling to 4.5% from 4.7% in April.