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Japan consumer prices dips, piles pressure on BOJ

A woman works next to a sale sign at a shopping district in Tokyo January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A woman works next to a sale sign at a shopping district in Tokyo January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A woman works next to a sale sign at a shopping district in Tokyo January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A man walks past the headquarters of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

A man walks past the headquarters of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

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