Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
By Anthony Fensom
Bowing to economic realities, the Japanese PM will reportedly postpone the next consumption tax hike.
Bank of Japan Still Optimistic on Recovery
By Clint Richards
Governor Kuroda believes a weaker yen could help the Japanese economy.
Shopping Sprees, ‘Gold Rush’ Ahead of First Japanese Sales Tax Hike in 17 Years
By J.T. Quigley
Electronics and gold were popular purchases ahead of the increase in consumption tax.