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Abenomics targets unlikely to be achieved, say economists

Abe making policy errors in a rapidly greying economy, they say; Japan GDP down 0.4% in Q2

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Political analysts say Mr Abe is juggling too many balls; he has been keeping his eye particularly on the national security policy, and been distracted from the economy at a critical juncture.

Tokyo

THE question of whether Abenomics is "failing" Japan has been raised again, as confirmation came this week that the world's third-largest economy shrank in the second quarter. It was the second contraction since last year's brief recession.

Officials claim that the setback is...

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