Since starting its advance in March 2009, the S&P 500 has handed investors a total return, including re-invested dividends, of 209 per cent.
Japan has racked up a record current account deficit in January and is lowering its economic growth estimate for the October-December quarter.
An investor looks at stock prices on a screen in a securities exchange in Shanghai. An investor looks at stock prices on a screen in a securities exchange in Shanghai.
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Japan's economy expanded less than estimated in the fourth quarter and the current-account deficit widened to a record in January, highlighting risks to Abenomics as a sales-tax increase looms.