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Asian stocks up as recession fears ease, yen rises after Abe shooting

Updated: 08 Jul 2022, 02:18 PM IST
TL;DR.
  • Equities were also boosted by reports that Beijing was considering a huge stimulus push to the struggling economy by allowing local governments to raise billions of dollars through bond issuance for infrastructure projects.
A man looks at a television broadcast showing news about the attack on former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe earlier in the day, along a street of Tokyo on July 8, 2022. - Shinzo Abe was shot at a campaign event in the city of Nara on July 8, a government spokesman said, as local media reported the nation's longest-serving premier was showing no vital signs. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

A man looks at a television broadcast showing news about the attack on former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe earlier in the day, along a street of Tokyo on July 8, 2022. - Shinzo Abe was shot at a campaign event in the city of Nara on July 8, a government spokesman said, as local media reported the nation's longest-serving premier was showing no vital signs. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)