Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso, center, along with Economics Minister Akira Amari, right, and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, left, speaks to the reporters after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, not in photo, 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)

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Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso, center, along with Economics Minister Akira Amari, right, and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, left, speaks to the reporters after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, not in photo, 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)
Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso, center, along with Economics Minister Akira Amari, right, and Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, left, speaks to the reporters after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, not in photo, 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)
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