Japan Feb. economy watchers sentiment falls for 2nd month in row

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Business sentiment among workers with jobs sensitive to economic trends in Japan fell for the second straight month in February as economic activities remained curbed amid a coronavirus resurgence, government data showed Tuesday. The diffusion index of confidence in current conditions compared with three months earlier among "economy watchers," such as taxi drivers and restaurant staff, inched down 0.2 point to 37.7 following a 19.6 point plunge in January, the steepest fall since March 2011, according to the Cabinet Office. The office maintained its assessment of the economy from the previous...

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