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Japan business sentiment rises, buoyed by exports

The index for carmakers rose eight points to plus-18, while the index for electrical companies climbed six points to plus-10 in February.


BUSINESS sentiment among Japanese firms rose to its highest level since December 2015 during March of this year according to the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) latest tankan survey published on Monday, although the rise somewhat lagged market expectations.

The quarterly survey...

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