Japanese Shares Fall as Optimism for Helicopter Money Declines

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Is So-Called Helicopter Money a BOJ Last Resort?

Japanese shares fell, with the Topix index slumping from a six-week high, after the yen rose the most in nearly a month amid waning optimism that so-called helicopter money will be adopted as a stimulus measure.

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