Japan July retail sales rise 2.4% year/year – govt

By Thomson Reuters Aug 30, 2022 | 7:02 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese retail sales rose 2.4% in July from a year earlier, growing for a fifth straight month, government data showed on Wednesday.

The median market forecast was for a 1.9% gain.

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(Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto; Writing by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)