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Japan's coincident index rises 1.4 points in Sept

TOKYO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Japan’s coincident indicator index rose for the fourth straight month in September, the Cabinet Office said on Monday, suggesting the economy stabilised further.

The index of coincident economic indicators, which consists of a range of data including factory output, employment and retail sales, grew a preliminary 1.4 points from the previous month to 80.8 in September, the Cabinet Office said.

The index for leading economic indicators, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, advanced 4.4 points to 92.9 from August. (Reporting by Daniel Leussink Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)