People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index that gained 272.34 points to 12,634.54 Thursday, April 4, 2013. Earlier in the ... more 
People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index that gained 272.34 points to 12,634.54 Thursday, April 4, 2013. Earlier in the day the Bank of Japan announced a policy overhaul intended to double the money supply and achieve a 2 percent inflation target at the “earliest possible time, with a time horizon of about two years.” Financial markets reacted with relief. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Koji Sasahara
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 4:16 AM EDT