Japan's economic growth slowed in the April-June quarter, official data showed Monday, raising questions about whether Tokyo's bid to stoke growth was taking hold and if it would launch a series of tax hikes.
A man uses his mobile phone as he walks past a share prices board in Tokyo on August 7, 2013. Japan's economic growth slowed in the April-June quarter, official data showed Monday.
The Cabinet office said the world's third-largest economy expanded by 0.6 percent from the previous quarter, slower than a revised 0.9 percent increase between January and March.
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