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Tokyo stocks dive after Abe's tax hike delay

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to further postpone a scheduled increase in the national sales tax - raising questions over the nation's fiscal health - sent Tokyo stocks plunging on Thursday while the yen climbed on market doubts about the future of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy.

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JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to further postpone a scheduled increase in the national sales tax - raising questions over the nation's fiscal health - sent Tokyo stocks plunging on Thursday while the yen climbed on market doubts about the future of the Bank of Japan'

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