Abe Unleashed After Vote Seen in Biggest Risk Drop

Abe Unleashed After Vote Seen in Biggest Risk Drop

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A pedestrian walks past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) headquarters in Tokyo. The BOJ doubled monthly bond purchases to more than 7 trillion yen ($70 billion) in April, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the central bank to take steps to overcome about 15 years of deflation.