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Japan Aug coincident indicator index down 0.1 point

TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Japan's index of coincident

economic indicators fell a preliminary 0.1 point in August from

July, the Cabinet Office said on Monday, in a sign that economic

growth may be moderating.

The index of leading economic indicators, compiled using

data such as the number of job offers and consumer sentiment and

a gauge of the economy a few months ahead, also fell 1.4 points

from July.

The government left unchanged its assessment that the

coincident indicator index shows the economy is improving.

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