Japan manufacturers remain optimistic in June – Reuters Tankan

By Daniel Leussink TOKYO, June 17 (Reuters) – Business confidence levels of Japanese manufacturers and service sector firms were little changed in June from the prior month, highlighting the fragile and uneven state of the country’s coronavirus recovery, a Reuters survey showed. 

UPDATE 2-Norway business outlook boosted by reopening, points to Sept rate hike

(Adds analysts, detail, updates currency) OSLO, June 8 (Reuters) – The outlook for Norwegian businesses brightened substantially in recent months amid a gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, a central bank survey of business leaders showed on Tuesday, boosting the chances of one or more rate increases this year.