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TOKYO (Reuters) - The coronavirus pandemic may have caused structural changes in Japan’s economy and the way it affects inflation, requiring the Bank of Japan to tap more deeply into big data in making policy decisions, the central bank’s top economist said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Factories are seen near Tokyo. The coronavirus pandemic may have caused structural changes in Japan's economy, requiring the Bank of Japan to tap more deeply into big data in making policy decisions, its top economist said. Non-traditional data, such as credit card spending, smartphone usage and even air pollution levels can capture real-time changes in economies. REUTERS/Stringer. High-frequency and other uncon... Full story

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