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Economy

Japan consumer confidence hits record low amid pandemic

The index of sentiment among households falls for the fourth straight month

A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a closed Takashimaya department store in Tokyo on March 28.   © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's consumer confidence fell to the lowest level on record in April as the economy struggles with the fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic, government data showed Thursday.

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