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Japan’s economy is shrinking at a record high, plagued by pandemics

TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s economy shrank in April-June at an annual rate of 27.8%, the worst contraction on record since the coronavirus pandemic hit consumers and traders, according to government data released Monday . The Cabinet Office reported that Japan’s preliminary seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product, as GDP, the …

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Stay away from gold

One kilo gold bars. Photo credit: Dario Pignatelli / Bloomberg © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP The frequently quoted line of the Merchant of venice is fit: “All that glitters is not gold.” But gold has been shining a lot lately. As the price per ounce rises to its all-time high, …

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