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Japan pulls out all policy stops in hunt for Asia financial talent

Tax breaks, new visa rules and English applications planned to remove hurdles

Tokyo's Marunouchi central commercial district is home to Japan's three largest banks. (Photo by Geoff Whalan)

TOKYO -- The Japanese government plans to roll out a host of policy measures, including tax breaks and visa rule changes, to entice foreign talent in a bid to create a global financial hub in the country. 

Japan will also set up a dedicated office that will accept English-language applications from foreign companies setting up operations. 

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