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Economy

Japan's mortgage market slammed by higher rates

Consumers shun increased borrowing costs

The housing market underpinned by the Bank of Japan's negative rate policy may take a downturn.

TOKYO -- The Japanese mortgage market has slowed significantly amid higher interest rates, reversing course from early last year when the Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy gave the market a boost.

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