Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the reporters after meeting with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Economics Minister Akira Amari and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Japan's Prime Minister Abe declared a "monetary regime change" Tuesday as the central bank bowed to government pressure, setting a 2 percent inflation target aimed at helping the country emerge from its prolonged bout of deflation. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the reporters after meeting with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Economics Minister Akira Amari and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Japan's Prime Minister Abe declared a "monetary regime change" Tuesday as the central bank bowed to government pressure, setting a 2 percent inflation target aimed at helping the country emerge from its prolonged bout of deflation. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the reporters after meeting with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Economics Minister Akira Amari and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Japan's Prime Minister Abe declared a "monetary regime change" Tuesday as the central bank bowed to government pressure, setting a 2 percent inflation target aimed at helping the country emerge from its prolonged bout of deflation. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
View Comments (0)