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Its insurance arm is also a huge holder of Japanese government bonds, indirectly helping to keep interest rates low on Japan's mountain of sovereign debt, while its postal service is a political asset that employs more than 200,000 people.
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Can I replace the bold phrase by the following?
"indirectly help to keep interest rates low on Japan's mountain of sovereign debt"
Is there any grammar rule related to it?
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