RTTNews - Japan's all industry activity index dropped 8.2% year-on-year in June, slower than a 10.2% fall in the preceding month, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Wednesday.

On a monthly basis, the index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in June compared to a 0.7% rise in the preceding month. Economists expected an increase of 0.3%. The index rose for the third consecutive month in June.

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