Japan's Sept. economy watcher sentiment highest in over 2 yrs

Business sentiment among workers in Japan with jobs sensitive to economic trends continued to improve in September following a sharp deterioration triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, with the main index reaching the highest level in nearly two and a half years, government data showed Thursday.The diffusion index of confidence on their current conditions compared with three months ago among “economy watchers” such as taxi drivers and restaurant staff, released by the Cabinet Office, rose 5.4 points from August to 49.3, the highest reading since April 2018.The latest showing, up for the fifth…

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