• Bloomberg


The nation needs a fresh, double-dose of stimulus to counter mounting signs of economic weakness, according to one of the key members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s brains-trust of pro-reflation advisers.

The government should assemble a ¥10 trillion fiscal package, and the central bank should add the same amount to its already unprecedented easing program, ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Kozo Yamamoto said Wednesday.

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