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Japanese All-Girl Band AKB48 Sells Bonds

June 07, 2012

Japan's latest attempt to solve its debt problems involves the nation's most popular girl band. AKB48 are to help raise more than 30 billion dollars by promoting government bonds among a broader age range. The band has about 100 members; they've been holding an election to find the most popular figure among fans. (Source: Bloomberg)

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