trib.al – TOKYO — Japan has officially tipped back into recession, with new figures Monday showing that the world’s third-largest economy shrank for the second quarter in a row as consumers kept their yen in their pockets. The worse-than-expected figures offer statistical proof that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s much-touted “Abenomics” revival plan has not boosted growth in Japan’s stubbornly lackluster economy.

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