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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


Abenomics helping Japan beat the post-Lehman blues

Reuters Breakingviews delivers agenda-setting financial insight. Its global correspondents react to stories as they develop, delivering sharp and provocative commentary on big financial news as it breaks. Click here to read more international insights.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policies have beaten back the Japanese economy’s post-Lehman blues. Breakingviews’ Abenomics Index was at its highest level in March since September, 2008. And that was before the Bank of Japan launched its bold money-printing pledge.