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Tokyo Jan. core CPI rises 0.7 percent year-on-year

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TOKYO, (Reuters) - Core consumer prices in Tokyo rose 0.7 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.


The core consumer price index for Japan’s capital, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for a 0.8 percent annual rise.


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