Japan's benchmark Nikkei index jumps on Abe's stimulus package, other key indexes in Asia fall

  • Article by: PAMELA SAMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 11, 2013 - 3:05 AM

BANGKOK - Japan's Nikkei stock index jumped Friday after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a massive spending package intended to breathe life into the country's moribund economy. But stock markets elsewhere were lackluster.

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