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Japan manufacturers' mood hits 3-year low

Reuters Tankan also shows economic growth stalled in April-June

GOING STRONG: The yen's strength hit exporters' profits and hurt stock prices, which in turn dampened consumer sentiment.


JAPANESE manufacturers' mood soured in August to its lowest since 2013 when the central bank embarked on aggressive monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, highlighting the weakness in an economy facing declining exports and sluggish consumer spending.

The Reuters