Japan Posts 4.0% Annualized GDP Growth in April-June Quarter

TOKYO—Japan’s economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the April-June period, with strong household spending driving the sixth straight quarter of growth under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Annualized growth of 4% in the quarter gave the world’s third-largest economy its longest expansion streak since 2006 and was faster than 2.6% growth in…

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