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Nikkei Jumps, Yen Drops After Japan Approves ¥10 Trillion Stimulus

Sam Ro

Japan just approved a ¥ 10.3 trillion fiscal stimulus package.  That translates to around $116 billion dollars.

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Japan's Nikkei stock market index is up 1.2 percent as the yen tumbles.

Speaking at a press conference, Japan's Shinzo Abe said that rebuilding the economy is the main aim of his administration.

Earlier this morning, Shinzo reportedly said that an employment target could be used to guide monetary policy.

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