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New figures suggest that the Japanese prime minister's economic strategy may yet work.
Measures including criminal sanctions to make bankers responsible for their own failings, are called for in a new report.
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
New car sales across Europe fell to their lowest level in two decades in May as the deepening recession hurt demand.
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
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