RPT-Japan logs record current account deficit in December

Sun Feb 9, 2014 7:19pm EST

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TOKYO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Japan's current account logged a
record deficit for December, Ministry of Finance data showed on
Monday, as a weak yen inflated the cost of energy imports.
    The deficit stood at 638.6 billion yen ($6.25 billion),
against a median forecast for 707.7 billion yen.For more background on this data, please see this PREVIEW
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