Japan’s Abe Vows to Push for Wage Increases

TOKYO—Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he would press companies to raise wages next year, seeking to build on a decisive election victory and counter critics who say his policies don’t benefit average people.

The day after his ruling coalition secured more than two-thirds of the seats in parliament’s lower house, Mr. Abe acknowledged at a news conference that higher stock prices and corporate profits under his administration…

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