Japanese Stocks Gain as Extra Fiscal Stimulus News Outweighs BOJ

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  • Nikkei reports government considering extra fiscal budget
  • BOJ refrains from adding to record 80 trillion yen stimulus

Japanese stocks rose, with the Topix index capping its best monthly gain in more than two years, as investors looked past a Bank of Japan decision to refrain from adding to monetary easing and focused on earnings and a report that the government is considering extra fiscal stimulus.

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