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A man stretches out near electric board displaying world stock market update at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Stocks in Tokyo rose on hopes that the Bank of Japan, which begins a two-day meeting on Wednesday, might demonstrate a shift in monetary policy to conform to the program championed by new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.4 percent to 11,702.46. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

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