Abe Spurs Day Traders as Japan Stock Volatility Hits 2-Year High

Abe Spurs Day Traders as Japan Stock Volatility Hits 2-Year High

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Pedestrians walk past an electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo. The Nikkei 225 Stock Average has plunged 15 percent in four weeks, deflating a rally that had boosted the gauge 80 percent in just over six months as Abe took power.