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Japan Finance Minister Aso: Closely watching China's economy, falling yuan

CHENGDU, China Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that he was closely watching China's economy and declines in the yuan as the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union dominated a gathering of the Group of 20 leading economies.

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UPDATE 1-BOJ's Kuroda says to ease again if necessary to hit 2 pct price goal 23 Jul 2016

* 'Helicopter money' is prohibited in Japan, advanced world (Adds quote, details on 'helicopter money')

BOJ's Kuroda says to ease again if necessary to hit 2 pct price goal 23 Jul 2016

CHENGDU, China, July 23 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday he would ease policy further if necessary to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, while reiterating a commitment to continue with the current stimulus until prices are anchored there.

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Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home 22 Jul 2016

TOKYO Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters.

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Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home 22 Jul 2016

TOKYO Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched in Japan, home of the colourful cartoon characters.

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Japan's CPI seen falling again in June, more headaches for BOJ 22 Jul 2016

TOKYO Japan's consumer prices were expected to fall in June for the fourth straight month, a Reuters poll found, keeping alive market expectations the central bank will expand an already massive stimulus program to hit its 2 percent price goal.