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Japan growth 'due to stimulus'

Japan has officially emerged from recession after its GDP grew by 0.9 percent in the three months between April and June.

Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho Financial Group, the second largest financial firm in Japan, told the BBC that the growth had largely come from a government stimulus package.


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