Semiannual settlement of accounts of listed companies covering the April-September period shows that the slowdown of the world economy, the strong yen and the deterioration of relations between Japan and China due to the dispute over the Senkaku Islands have negatively affected their business performances.
It is believed that the total net profit of these companies declined about 30 percent from the same period in 2011.
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