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Economy stumbles on faltering wages

10 October 2014 By Andy Mukherjee

The Breakingviews Abenomics Index fell for a second month in August. Consumer spending, output and wages sputtered. A six-month-old sales tax increase and a weak yen have pushed prices higher, but household incomes aren’t rising in tandem. Private demand has turned sluggish.

Breakingviews' Abenomics Index

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