Japanese prime minister resigns, record low popularity

2nd June 2010, Comments 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigned early Wednesday 2 June and as the yen fell, over the news, giving exporters a boost, stocks rose. Hatoyama, in office only nine months, has suffered record low popularity, and is the fifth prime minister in four years. Links to other sites: Bloomberg/Business Week, Financial Times

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