RPT-Japan Nov core machinery orders rise 1.3 pct mth/mth

January 15, 2015 12:06 AM

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(Attaches to additional alerts) TOKYO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Japan's core machinery orders rose a smaller-than-expected 1.3 percent in November from the previous month, government data showed on Thursday, suggesting capital expenditure among manufacturers could weaken.

The rise in core orders, which exclude those of ships and electric power utilities, compared with a 5.0 percent rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. It followed a 6.4 percent decline in October, the Cabinet Office data showed. Compared with a year earlier, core orders, a highly volatile da...

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