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No new monetary policy moves on horizon: AB
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 SEP 2016
... Japan, whose negative interest rate policy proved unpopular, was at the head of the pack; last month Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved a fiscal package of over ¥28 trillion ($362 billion) which equates to 5.5% of the country's GDP. "While ...
ASIC drops proceedings against two former directors
KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
... Hoven, the matter has been adjourned until 23 September 2016 for closing submissions. The AAT affirmed ASIC's decision to ban Abe Samuel from being an approved SMSF auditor after the AAT found Samuel had "plainly breached" auditor independence requirements ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 AUG 2016
... so-called core-core inflation rate (which excludes food and energy) - slowed to plus 0.3% from 0.4% in June. The BOJ and the Abe government need to do more to short-circuit this deflationary mindset. This is because falling prices spawn expectations ...
Combination of fiscal and monetary policy essential for Japan
KERRIE SYDEE  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2016
... trillion. Hopefully that's enough to buy the Japanese economy enough time to get its act together in terms of the third arrow of Abe which is the structural reform. So my view is that the Japanese will be forced down this track, that's probably my best ...
Central bank Olympics - the race is on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
... and direct spending and more (or is it less?), this ¥7.5 trillion would be spread over the next two years. The BOJ and Abe move was not because of the economy but Brexit. "Against the backdrop of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union ...
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ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUL 2016
... 1996 and ever since have been stuck sub this level. As an attempt to stimulate the Japanese economy Prime Minister Shino Abe last week announced a A$120 billion maglev fast rail infrastructure project.
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ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 JUL 2016
... Suga said in an interview Saturday in Tokyo. Pressure for a stimulus package has stepped up following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide Upper House election victory two weeks ago. The landslide win was the first election with the newly lowered voting ...
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2016
... opposition Democratic Party won 32 seats. While the elections centred on the issue of constitution reform, Prime Minister Abe declared in his victory speech that, "We have to accelerate Abenomics to meet the public's expectations". US labor market conditions ...
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUN 2016
... consumption, we'll have to see if this single month improvement in confidence continues in the following months. Here, PM Abe's (final?) decision to delay the scheduled increase in the consumption tax next April could provide support.
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2016
... on the full reduction in May. Japan retail sales The latest retail spending figures perhaps explain Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's flip-flopping over the consumption tax increase scheduled for April next year. The consumption tax increase from 8% to 10% ...
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