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Japan brings back the salarymen to revive the spirit of a generation

Every day, in every way, Japan is becoming more and more fascinating. The second biggest economy in the world may still seem to be stuck on the rocks of deflation, but even the European newspaper articles that try to convince us that we are not heading in the same direction simply make us more and more certain that we are. What with the Nikkei index of Japanese stocks at a 20-year low, trading at less than a quarter of the volume that the bubble reached as long ago as 1990, the Japanese ...

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