Japan business sentiment perks up as hit from pandemic begins to ease

Topics Japan | Yoshihide Suga

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese business sentiment improved in July-September from a 11-year low hit three months ago, a key central bank survey showed, in a sign the economy is gradually emerging from the devastating hit from the coronavirus pandemic.

The data offers some hope for new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's efforts to achieve an economic revival from the crisis and pave the way for hosting next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. But factory activity remained shaky and corporate capital.....

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