Japan Fiscal Plan Gives $45 Billion Spending Boost This Year

  • Abe seeks to prop up economy after BOJ keeps action minimal
  • New spending this year is a fraction of Abe’s headline number

Is Japan's Fiscal Plan Too Little Too Late?

Japan’s government announced 4.6 trillion yen ($45 billion) in extra spending for the current fiscal year, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to bolster the economy without abandoning targets for improving fiscal health.

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