Yoshiaki Nohara

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Japan could face year-long slump if 'cursed' Olympics canceled

Business / Economy Mar 21, 2020

Japan could face year-long slump if 'cursed' Olympics canceled

A canceled or postponed Olympics would likely result in Japan's economy shrinking for the longest stretch since the global financial crisis, according to some economists. Ahead of the arrival of the still-flickering Olympic flame on Friday, economists contacted by Bloomberg said a scrapped or delayed ...