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Work stoppages and no chatting at lunch: Japan Inc grapples with COVID

Work stoppages and no chatting at lunch: Japan Inc grapples with COVID

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Japanese companies are temporarily shutting offices or suspending production as they battle a record wave of COVID-19, disrupting businesses in a country that has until now weathered the pandemic better than most advanced economies. Automakers Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Daihatsu Motor Co last week halted production line shifts because …

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Inflation begins to strain finances of young, low-income Americans

Inflation begins to strain finances of young, low-income Americans

A shopper wearing a face mask is pictured at a Dollar Tree store in Pasadena, California, U.S., June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As high inflation forces Americans to spend more on gas and bills, young and low-income consumers are starting …

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