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Japan's consumer price decline slows

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By Leika Kihara

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Japan's core consumer prices marked the sixth straight month of annual declines in January but the pace of falls slowed, offering some relief for policymakers worried about deflationary pressures the economy face from the coronavirus pandemic.

The relief for policymakers and industry always seems to be the obverse of that for the laboring public.

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I like deflation. I like strong yen.

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Japan is doing so well that I am opting out of the country for some time to liquidate and reinvest my assets in the UK which will soon be experiencing a boom in 2021.

Japan’s continuing languid economy has just made me been a massive disappointment...

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