Japan Becomes Most Favored Nation in Poll Showing Abe Optimism

Japan Becomes Most Favored Nation in Poll Showing Abe Optimism

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The Tokyo Tower, right, stands illuminated at night in Tokyo. A government report yesterday showed gross domestic product rose 3.5 percent at an annualized pace, the most in a year, propelled by consumer spending and export gains.