Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and models in kimonos celebrate the first trading day of the year on January 4. Photo: Kyodo
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Will the Japanese yen be a safe haven for investors in 2019?

  • Neal Kimberley says last week’s ‘flash crash’ that sent the yen soaring showed the currency’s draw when the jitters hit. Continuing market pessimism about the US and Chinese economies, and Japan’s own outlook, may add up to a good year for the yen

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Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and models in kimonos celebrate the first trading day of the year on January 4. Photo: Kyodo
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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.