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Japan in tentative recovery after last year's slump

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr Abe hopes a significant rise in basic wages this and next year will boost personal consumption and economic growth

Tokyo

JAPAN's economy emerged only falteringly from recession in the final quarter of last year as both personal consumption and corporate capital investment levels fell short of expectations, but the Tokyo stock market rose to a near-eight-year high on Monday, in anticipation of stronger

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