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The Coalition’s first week signals a promising economic future

After what many consider to be a drawn-out, tumultuous and exhausting election campaign, the Coalition has emerged victorious. Just over a week has passed with Tony Abbott as Australia’s Prime Minister-elect. So, what progress has the Coalition already made on delivering its promise of a stronger economy?

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Bank of Japan’s monetary policy: Japan and Australia

Last year on December 26th, Shinzo Abe assumed office as Japan’s current Prime Minister and immediately began fulfilling his electoral campaign promises of bringing sweeping economic reform and output growth to the world’s third largest economy. After suffering decades of lacklustre output and many failed attempts to induce growth, Abe’s policies, both currently implemented and in the pipeline, are the biggest things to hit Japan since Godzilla itself.

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