Japan finance minister: Not considering another cash handout for households

November 19, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday he was not currently thinking about giving households cash handouts for a second time.

Aso made his remarks in parliament when asked whether he would consider cash handouts as a means of providing a basic income to households.

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

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