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Japan business sentiment dives to 11-year low on coronavirus hit

Large company index records worst reading since global financial crisis

Buildings in Tokyo. Business sentiment among large Japanese companies in the April-to-June period fell to minus 47.6, pointing to intensifying pressure on the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- Business sentiment among large Japanese companies in the April-to-June period fell to minus 47.6, the worst result in 11 years and pointing to intensifying pressure on an economy hit by the worldwide impact of the coronavirus on both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.

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