URGENT: Japan's wholesale prices jump record 10% in April

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Wholesale prices in Japan surged 10.0 percent in April from a year earlier, marking the sharpest gain on record, amid surging energy and raw-material costs caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Bank of Japan data showed Monday. The price of goods traded between companies increased for the 14th straight month, giving fresh evidence of inflationary pressures in Japan.

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