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2010, 7:44 AM
Japan's fiscal situation is unsustainable given its huge public debt, and Tokyo remains...
Japan's fiscal situation is unsustainable given its huge public debt, and Tokyo remains committed to curb a rise in the yen, PM Naoto Kan said this morning in a speech opening the first parliament session. Kan also hinted at further easing during the BOJ's policy meeting next week. Earlier today, Japan said core consumer prices fell for the 18th straight month in August.