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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Abe's cabinet approves USD182 billion economic stimulus plan for Japan

The JPY18.6 trillion or USD182 billion economic plan for Japan was approved by the state's cabinet under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The core of the package is the JPY5.5 trillion in spending measures Abe ordered back in October this year.

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US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

US Fed Reserve's bond-buying program only benefits the rich - report

Economic data obtained by International Business Times revealed that the USD80 billion bond-buying program of the US Federal Reserve had only benefited those who can afford to hold on to their investments.

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Federal Reserve

All eyes on the Fed next week for tapering signs

A Reuters report said a change in the US Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might come out from its officials as several of them, including vice chair Janet Yellen, would have speaking engagements next week.

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US Federal Reserve System

Highest inflow recorded for global equity funds before Fed announcement

Global equity funds recorded the highest inflows the week before the US Federal Reserve announced its monetary policy.

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan

Japan considers USD 50 billion economic stimulus package to cushion tax increase- sources

Japan was said to be studying the possibility of giving a USD 50 billion economic stimulus package to cushion the possible drag of its planned tax hike, sources told Reuters.

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