Japan’s Consumption Dilemma
July 04, 2014
Japan’s Consumption Dilemma
A strategy to increase consumer spending is needed to sustain Abenomics.
Japan’s Consumption Dilemma
Business and the BOJ Spurring on Abenomics
June 17, 2014
Business and the BOJ Spurring on Abenomics
Corporate capital expenditure spikes in first quarter, and the BOJ reaffirmed its inflation commitment.
Business and the BOJ Spurring on Abenomics
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
May 27, 2014
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
As signs of inflation emerge, some central bank officials want Abe to follow through with structural reforms.
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
Japan’s Nemesis Threatens Europe
January 23, 2014
Japan’s Nemesis Threatens Europe
As Japan struggles to contain deflation, the eurozone may see prices begin to fall.
Japan’s Nemesis Threatens Europe
Abenomics in 2013: Is Japan Back?
December 31, 2013
Abenomics in 2013: Is Japan Back?
Shinzo Abe's economic policies had a great year in 2013 but challenges lie ahead.
Abenomics in 2013: Is Japan Back?
Japan’s Debt About 3 Times Larger Than ASEAN’s GDP
August 10, 2013
Japan’s Debt About 3 Times Larger Than ASEAN’s GDP
“Japan’s staggering national debt has hit a new milestone: one quadrillion yen.”
Japan’s Debt About 3 Times Larger Than ASEAN’s GDP
Japan's Bold Experiment
May 11, 2013
Japan's Bold Experiment
Having broken through the Y100 barrier, there is considerable potential for the Yen to fall further. How will markets react?
Japan's Bold Experiment
Haruhiko Kuroda Nominated as the Next Bank of Japan Governor
March 01, 2013
Haruhiko Kuroda Nominated as the Next Bank of Japan Governor
Can Japan’s economy prosper with new leadership at the Bank of Japan?
Haruhiko Kuroda Nominated as the Next Bank of Japan Governor
Abenomics Presses Ahead
January 30, 2013
Abenomics Presses Ahead
Shinzo Abe moves forward with his economic plan. Will Japan’s economy bounce back?
Abenomics Presses Ahead
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
January 17, 2013
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
Abe has moved quickly in passing measures to grow Japan’s economy. Can he turn things around?
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
Shinzo Abe Returns As Japan’s Prime Minister
December 26, 2012
Shinzo Abe Returns As Japan’s Prime Minister
Facing a tough economy, demographic challenges and a rising China, Japan’s parliament makes it official.
Shinzo Abe Returns As Japan’s Prime Minister
Can “Abenomics” Save Japan’s Economy?
December 18, 2012
Can “Abenomics” Save Japan’s Economy?
On Sunday Japanese voters gave Shinzo Abe and the LDP a landslide win. Can he revive Japan’s growth prospects?
Can “Abenomics” Save Japan’s Economy?
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
September 25, 2012
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
Japan’s latest decision to “print money” is part of a global trend. There could be consequences.
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
Can Central Banks Stimulate Growth Without Inflation?
September 21, 2012
Can Central Banks Stimulate Growth Without Inflation?
Further asset buying may increase economic growth, but could also let the inflation genie out of the bottle.
Can Central Banks Stimulate Growth Without Inflation?
Japan's Quake and the Economy
March 24, 2011
Japan's Quake and the Economy
It would be a mistake to argue the earthquake that hit Japan doesn’t have big implications for the global economy.
Japan's Quake and the Economy
Yen Set to Keep Rising
October 17, 2010
Yen Set to Keep Rising
The yen keeps rising. But is there anything Japan’s government can do to stop it?
Yen Set to Keep Rising
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