Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a press conference at the central bank's headquarters in Tokyo on July 31, following a two-day meeting of its policy board. The BOJ decided to make its massive monetary stimulus more flexible by allowing long-term interest rates to rise slightly higher. Photo: Kyodo
Nicholas Spiro
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Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

When unease over tech stocks meets Japanese bond wobbles, investors should watch out

Nicholas Spiro says recent bad news for tech giants, especially Facebook, following a two-year rally comes at a bad time as sudden turbulence in the world’s second-largest bond market may compound the pressure they face

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Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a press conference at the central bank's headquarters in Tokyo on July 31, following a two-day meeting of its policy board. The BOJ decided to make its massive monetary stimulus more flexible by allowing long-term interest rates to rise slightly higher. Photo: Kyodo
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