US President-elect Donald Trump (right) greets Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York, Trump’s first meeting with a world leader following his election. Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner look on. Photo: Japan Cabinet Secretariat, AFP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Japan may seize chance to slash yen as Trump homes in on yuan

Gambling on new US administration’s need for strong Japan ties, Abe could crank up yen output even if this in turn weakens yuan

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US President-elect Donald Trump (right) greets Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York, Trump’s first meeting with a world leader following his election. Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner look on. Photo: Japan Cabinet Secretariat, AFP
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