Japan's GDP grows for seven straight quarters, outlook remains solid

Japan’s economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter due to strong exports, posting the longest period of uninterrupted growth in more than a decade. The economy expanded at a 1.4 percent annualized rate in July-September, slightly above the median estimate for annualized growth of 1.3 percent. That followed revised annualized growth of 2.6 percent in April-June. RADIOCOR