Japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into recession
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may call a snap election - just two months after the occupation of the post.
Japan's economy - the third largest economy in the world - has shown a negative growth of the second quarter in a row, which formally means immersing the country into recession.
In the third quarter of this year, in the period from July to September, Japan's GDP contracted by 1.6% in annual terms - instead of the expected growth of 2.1%.
Predshestvovashy him the second quarter and ended all fall in GDP by 7.3% in annual terms - this is the worst performance since March 2011, when Japan attacked the powerful earthquake and tsunami.
Traders in global financial markets were surprised latest economic indicators Tokyo as analysts expected a modest GDP growth.
One of the councilors of the Japanese Cabinet stressed that these figures may postpone scheduled for 2015, the increase in sales tax.
According to some reports, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may call a snap election - just two months after the occupation of the post.