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BBC NEWS | Business Last Update at 01:26GMT: Japan gets $116bn stimulus boost

11 January 2013 Last updated at 01:26 GMT Japan gets $116bn stimulus boost Japanese government approves a fresh 10.3 trillion yen ($116bn; £72bn) stimulus package in an attempt to spur a revival in its economy. Shinzo Abe's economic challenge Weak yen 'key' for Japan's growth Watch New American Express cuts 5,400 jobs Credit card provider American Express announces plans to cut 5,400 jobs from its total workforce of 63,500 by the end of 2013. Carmaker Ford doubles dividend US carmaker Ford doubles its quarterly dividend to 10 cents per share, citing a strong balance sheet, and sending its share price higher. Europe losses curb Ford profits