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25th May, 2013
Shinzo Abe: Japanese prime minister.

**Test for Abenomics:** Things were going great for Japan until last Thursday. The world's third-largest economy had a humming first quarter of 0.9 per cent growth as the yen fell, boosting exports. Quantitative easing appeared to be working, as the stock market soared to all-time highs. Then a sell-off of more than 7 per cent rattled market nerves, prompting global declines. More to come?


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