Shoppers walk at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Friday, May 31, 2013. Japan's economy grew 3.5 percent in the last quarter, and officials say they see signs that a sustained recovery is imminent. So far, ... more 
Shoppers walk at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Friday, May 31, 2013. Japan's economy grew 3.5 percent in the last quarter, and officials say they see signs that a sustained recovery is imminent. So far, though, the results of Abenomics have been mixed. Similar to the policies adopted in the U.S. and Europe, the central bank is seeking to end deflation, or falling prices, by expanding Japan's money supply through purchases of Japanese government bonds and other assets. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shuji Kajiyama
Fri, May 31, 2013 5:27 AM EDT