Japan PM urges ruling party to continue to debate capital gains tax

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FILE PHOTO: Japanese PM Kishida speaks after Quad meeting in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday he wanted his ruling party tax panel to continue to debate the country’s capital gains tax.

The debate could lead to an increase in the tax as part of efforts to address income disparities.

(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Tom Hogue)