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Japan's economy has been picking up but any recovery is likely to be modest due to lingering caution over the COVID-19 pandemic, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda warned on Thursday.

The world's third-largest economy is confronting a resurgence in infections with the virus, with record cases reported in Osaka Prefecture, prompting authorities to enforce stricter measures against its spread.

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