TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s factory output fell 4.2% in October, government data showed on Friday, more than the median market forecast for a 2.1% fall and swinging from a 1.7% rise.
Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to fall 1.5% in November and rise 1.1% in December, the data showed.
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(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)