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Japan's business confidence crashes to post-Fukushima lows

'Simply no money coming in,' hotel manager laments

Pedestrians wearing masks traverse the Shibuya scramble crosswalk in Tokyo.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Sentiment on the front lines of the Japanese economy has turned the gloomiest since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a Cabinet Office survey out Monday shows, as the new coronavirus cuts into business activity.

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