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Japan PM Kishida says debate on capital gains tax still on -Breaking


© Reuters. Fumio Kishhida (Japan’s Prime Minister) speaks at a news conference that follows the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue’s (Quad). The leaders met at Japan’s prime ministry’s residence in Tokyo on May 24, 2022. Kiyoshi Ota/Pool via REUTERS

TOKYO, Reuters – Fumio Kishhida, the Japanese Prime Minister, stated Friday that capital gains tax was still being debated by his government.

The discussion on the adoption of the taxation was effectively put on hold as investors expressed concerns over its possible impact on Japan’s stock markets.