FILE - In this March 31, 2011 file photo, workers repair a broken air compressor at their tsunami-damaged welding shop in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Japan's business confidence has... more 
FILE - In this March 31, 2011 file photo, workers repair a broken air compressor at their tsunami-damaged welding shop in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Japan's business confidence has fallen after the tsunami last month as consumers cut spending and power shortages disrupt factory production, dimming the outlook for the world's third-largest economy. The Bank of Japan's closely watched "tankan" survey of business sentiment showed Monday, April 4, the main index for large manufacturers declined to 6 after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, down from 7 before the disasters. less 
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Mon, Apr 4, 2011 4:53 AM EDT