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09.05.2016 20:08

Japan’s consumer confidence index falls to 40.8 in April

Japan's Cabinet Office released its consumer confidence index on Monday. The consumer confidence index fell to 40.8 in April from 41.7 in March.

The decrease was driven by drops in 3 of 4 sub-indexes. The overall livelihood sub-index decreased to 39.6 in April from 40.5 in March, the income growth sub-index was up to 40.8 from 40.6, the employment sub-index fell to 42.8 from 43.9, while the willingness to buy durable goods sub-index slid to 39.8 from 41.7.

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