Japan's Q2 GDP shrinks by 0.3%, vs. an expected decline of 0.7%. On an annualized basis, the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japan's Q2 GDP shrinks by 0.3%, vs. an expected decline of 0.7%. On an annualized basis, the fall is 1.3% against predictions of a drop of 2.6%. Japanese shares +1.4% in morning trade. The dollar is +0.4% against the yen, buying ¥76.95.