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Japan November retail sales rise 0.7% year/year - government

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales rose 0.7% in November from a year earlier, up for a second straight month, government data showed on Friday.

That compared with a median market forecast for a 1.7% gain.

To view full tables, go to the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry at:

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/syoudou/index.html

(Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto, writing by Kaori Kaneko)