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BOJ chief warns 'high degree of uncertainty' amid resurgent COVID

Japan central bank revises down fiscal 2020 GDP to minus 5.5%

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned Thursday that the economy "remained shrouded in a high degree of uncertainty and has significant downside risks." (Photo by Karina Nooka)

TOKYO -- A resurgence of coronavirus infections in Europe and the United States has dampened the Bank of Japan's outlook for the economy, despite a rebound in business activity in recent months.

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