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Corporate confidence worsens, but views mixed on further BOJ easing

TOKYO -- Uncertainty over China's economy and a worsening outlook for Japan has depressed business confidence among big Japanese manufacturers, according to the Bank of Japan's latest Tankan survey.

     Many market participants fear Japan will fall into a recession in the July-September period, but views are mixed on whether the BOJ will move ahead with further monetary easing. Two market analysts weigh in with their views on the results of the quarterly poll on business confidence.

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