Japan’s Falling Prices Show Challenges for Kuroda Inflation Goal

Japan’s Falling Prices Show Challenges for Kuroda Inflation Goal

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Visitors look at SiliconSign Inc.'s 1.9mm super fine pitch light-emitting diode (LED) panel display at the company's booth at the Finetech Japan exhibition in Tokyo. The decline in CPI in March was likely due to base effects linked to an increase in TV prices last year, Tokyo-based Barclays Plc analysts said.