Japan's Economy May `Significantly Stall': Okubo

Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Takuji Okubo, chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors in Tokyo, talks about the nation's economy and central bank policy. Japan's economy grew less than economists forecast in the final quarter of last year, underscoring risks to the nation’s recovery as a sales-tax increase looms in April. Okubo speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Sky Sales Rise With 808,000 New Customers
53:05 - Sky Plc sales rose more than analysts expected in the latest financial year as the pay-television provider fought off rising competition from BT Group Plc and others. The company, which counts Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. as its largest shareholder, said revenue increased 7 percent to 12 billion pounds ($15.8 billion) in the 12 months through June 30. Analysts expected sales of 11.8 billion pounds, according to the average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg. CFO Andrew Griffith discusses business with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Countdown."
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