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Japan Consumer Confidence Rises In June

Consumer confidence in Japan increased in June, a report from the Cabinet Office showed Thursday.

The consumer confidence index rose to 41.1 in June from 39.3 in May, with all the sub-indices contributing positively to the overall index. This marked the highest level of confidence since December 2013.

The overall livelihood index rose to 38.4 in June from 36.8 in May.

The employment index rose 2 points over the month to 48.4 in June and the income growth index climbed 0.6 points to 37.9 in June.

The willingness to buy durable goods index rose to 39.6 in June from 36.6 in May.

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