A new price sign sits on a Nihon Kotsu Co. taxi at the company's garage in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Japan's economy will probably withstand a sales tax increase that takes effect today as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares economic stimulus measures and companies raise wages, the country's new bank lobby chief Nobuyuki Hirano said. Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg via Getty Images