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The number of corporate bankruptcies last month rose 10 percent from a year earlier to 1,683, setting a new record for the month of November in the postwar period, a credit-research agency said Friday.

The figure, the fifth worst for any month since the end of World War II, showed bankruptcies increasing year-on-year for the third straight month and staying above the 1,800 level for the second straight month, Teikoku Databank Ltd. said.

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