Foreigners have been net buyers of Japanese equities since early October, setting up what could be a sustained flow towards equities and a deflating Japanese yen. Photo: AP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Why a weaker Japanese yen might just suit Beijing at the moment

A sustained downtrend in the Japanese currency versus the US dollar will help shield China from critics who harp on about yuan weakness

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Foreigners have been net buyers of Japanese equities since early October, setting up what could be a sustained flow towards equities and a deflating Japanese yen. Photo: AP
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