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Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, left, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

What has Abenomics really achieved in five years?

Prime minister claims to have spurred economic recovery, but results are meager

SHOTARO TANI, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election late last month, he faced a fractured opposition posing little threat. But charismatic Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike bursting onto the scene has changed things dramatically in the run up to the Oct. 22 poll.

More than anything else, Abe will need to convince voters that the economy is in good hands.

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