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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's tankan survey points to slower recovery as outlook dims

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Reuters

    ... efforts to reflate the economy out of stagnation. Big firms expect to increase capital spending only modestly, the Bank of Japan's tankan quarterly survey showed yesterday, reflecting ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan economy expands 1.6 per cent in 2013, but growth slows in last quarter

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 02:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Abenomics scores its first win but concerns loom Japan's economy logged its best performance in three years as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth ... the first annual figures under Abe and his policy blitz dubbed Abenomics, after the conservative swept national elections on a ticket to restore Japan's fading status as an economic superpower. ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's huge public debt not seen falling until 2018

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Japan's public debt seen falling in five years Japan, the world's most indebted economy after Greece, could see its vast public debt begin falling in five years with two rounds of consumption tax rises and faster economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said. "In a successful scenario, in five years from now, Japan's debt ...

  4. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... sphere. Meanwhile, Japan, despite its exquisite network of crony-type business arrangements, still manages to find itself at the bottom of the league table (in 21st place) because so many of its ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US can learn from Japan's Abenomics to save itself from secular stagnation

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:27am by Reuters

    ... Nicholas Wapshott Washington should not rely on monetary policy when addressing low demand and low growth US can learn from Japan to escape 'secular stagnation' Is the US economy ... the T word- tapering. Japan was once the world's tyro economy, rocketing to 10 per cent annual growth in the 1960s before gradually slowing to 4 per cent in the 1970s. By the end of the century, ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's rising inflation and output a boost for Abenomics

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rising inflation and output a lift for 'Abenomics' Consumer inflation in Japan accelerated to a five-year high last month and a narrower price measure increased ... output and demand for workers should help increase wages and spending. Indeed, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated his view yesterday that inflation would reach a target of 2 per ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Bank of Japan struggling to meet inflation target, analysts say

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:54am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Stronger steps needed to revive Japan's economy, with the Abenomics policies of the prime minister yet to produce clear results, analysts say BOJ in uphill task to meet inflation target Half a year after Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda unleashed record monetary easing, economists see the central bank failing to meet its inflation target, ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Interest rates ready for lift-off

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... economies and there are some valuable pointers for currency markets ahead. Lacklustre recovery and the spectre of deflation in both economies mean the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's 'black box' economy deserves Group of Seven peer scrutiny

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... that the world's second-biggest economy is becoming more and more of a black box. What can the world do about it? To me, this is a job for the Group of Seven. It is time the United States, Japan, Germany, ... to rein in a bad-loan crisis that could dwarf Japan's- and form a united front against China's opacity. Sure, these kinds of exchanges happen on a bilateral basis now and again ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Asian central banks lead on reform as governments fail to play their part

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Reuters

    ... India, and increasingly Thailand, the governments have not done their part. There's a risk Indonesia goes this way as the elections draw closer." Even in Japan and China, with their stable political leaderships, central banks seem to be doing most of the heavy lifting. In Japan, a blast of central bank money has boosted the economy and markets, but Prime Minister Shinzo ...




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