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Japan on reverse cycle?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2017
Everything that could go right is going right for Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won by landslide at the 22 October 2017 general elections, ensuring that sitting Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda will be re-appointed when his term expires ...
Two holds and a raise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2017
... with policy unchanged and stimulation to remain until inflation meets 2% target. This was assured by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in the recent elections that, in turn, guaranteed BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's continuity at the helm ...
Enter the dragon
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2017
... exit from Spain scuttled by Madrid suspending Catalan's autonomy; there's the Japanese elections where sitting PM Shinzo Abe won by landslide (Abenomics lives on); and closer to home, New Zealand's election stalemate ended with the opposition Labor Party ...
Japanese sun rises
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2017
... since the period between the March 2005 and June 2006 quarters. Underlying all these is optimism that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party will win the 22 October general elections and hence, the continuation of "Abenomics" - the ...
Lifted by external demand
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 FEB 2017
... the improvement in the global economy have been the major factors behind the growth in external demand. Thankfully, Trump-Abe meeting of 10 February ended well (read, the yen could continue to weaken ... well, maybe). As their joint statement noted ...
Japan ripe for investment
KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 NOV 2016
... consumed and these guys are back in the hospital. The reality of higher dividend streams, off share buybacks and Prime Minister Abe delivering on fiscal policy is starting to come through and I think it is an excellent time to engage." In May 2016 Wisdom ...
Self-auditing SMSF auditor caught in ASIC breach
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 OCT 2016
... This follows on from a recent decision by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to uphold a decision by ASIC to disqualify Abe Samuel from being a SMSF auditor. The AAT was satisfied that Samuel had "failed to carry out or perform adequately and properly ...
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 ...
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