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Tokyo Dec core consumer prices fall at fastest pace in over 10 years By Reuters

Tokyo Dec core consumer prices fall at fastest pace in over 10 years By Reuters
Tokyo Dec core consumer prices fall at fastest pace in over 10 years

People wearing protective masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), are reflected in the mirror at a shopping mall in Tokyo By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo consumer prices fell the fastest in more than a decade, while Japan's jobs market and retail sales remained subdued, data showed on Friday, raising the risks of a return to deflation as the COVID-19 pandemic hammers demand.1%, government data showed.04, labour ministry data showed, but still near September's seven-year low 1.Japanese retail sales a moderate 0.

9% in December from a year earlier, the steepest drop since September 2010.7% in November from a year earlier, the second straight gain but slower than October's 6.

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