Abenomics Pays Fat Dividends as Stocks Trounce Bonds for Yields

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  • Dividends, share buybacks rose 76 percent last fiscal year
  • Topix ROE of 8.7 percent still trailing global average

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies are strengthening the appeal of Japan’s bruised stock market, as equities promise the best payouts relative to bonds in 2 1/2 years.

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