https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-stimulus-idUSKBN2350AR

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FILE PHOTO: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso takes questions from reporters at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2019. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s fiscal situation will further deteriorate following the compilation of stimulus budgets as tax revenue will likely fall due to the impact of the coronavirus on economic activity, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday. Aso told reporters after a cabinet meeting that the massive stimulus has not triggered a bond sell-off or yen selling given market confidence in Japan’s debt management. Aso ruled out the possibility of tax hikes to help offset a bu... Full story

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