Stocks Crash, Yen Rises After Shinzo Abe Resigns – Business Live | Business

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask upon arrival at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan, August 24, 2020. Photograph: Jiji Press / EPA

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There had been rumors for a few days about the health problems of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after repeated hospital visits, but this morning rumors seem to have spilled over into the news: many media say he will resign effectively.



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