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Japan's Corporate Sentiment Holds Up With Tankan Index Unchanged

  • Capital investment plans also stay strong in December
  • Confidence outlook weaker among large and small companies

Confidence in Japan’s economy among large manufacturers unexpectedly held up in the past few months, suggesting that record corporate profits are compensating for uncertainty about the effects of an expected U.S. rate increase and slowdown in China.

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