Japan says economy is recovering, ups assessment

The Japanese government's monthly economic report expressed optimism referring to "signs of change" in the worlds second largest economy. A partial recovery in Japan's stock market and increased exports. Bank of Japan deputy governor Toshiro Muto said "the economy is moving in a good direction" Bloomberg reported.

Source: Bloomberg

The Japanese government said it's more optimistic about the world's second-largest economy for the first time in five months as share prices rise and accelerating U.