Japan may not be thrilled at the prospect of a strengthening yen against the US dollar, but will have to put up with it. Photo: Reuters
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Why a weaker US dollar may be good for some Asian countries

Neal Kimberley says a slumping US dollar will hit exporters but it might work in favour of other areas in Asian economies, such as energy prices in India and tariff exemptions in South Korea

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Japan may not be thrilled at the prospect of a strengthening yen against the US dollar, but will have to put up with it. Photo: Reuters
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Neal Kimberley

Neal Kimberley

UK-based Neal Kimberley has been active in the financial markets since 1985. Having worked in sales and trading in the dealing rooms of major banks in London for many years, he moved to ThomsonReuters in 2009 to provide market analysis. He has been contributing to the Post since 2015 and writes about macroeconomics from a market perspective, with a particular emphasis on currencies and interest rates.