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Japan's Central Bank Opts For Extra Stimulus To Help Perk Up Sagging Economic Growth

Japan's Central Bank Opts For Extra Stimulus To Help Perk Up Sagging Economic Growth

Japan's central bank opts for extra stimulus to help perk up sagging economic growth

Japan sees weaker consumer spending, manufacturing in June

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