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Economic Wrap
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% ...
New ETFs launched to cater for BOJ stimulus
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2016
... of the policy are twofold: help Japan's deflation busting quantitative easing programme and further Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth programme by investing in companies that increase workers' wages and capital expenditure. The BOJ is restricted to ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2016
... straight month to a reading of 47.6 in May from 48.2 in April. This is also the fastest decline since December 2012 - when PM Abe was elected and before the implementation of the "three arrows". The "three arrows" that became "broken arrows" soon after ...
Doom(ed) rebound?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2016
... willingness and the determination to act". The BOJ might not be too far behind. The Wall Street Journal quoted an aide of PM Abe saying that, "Conditions for additional easing have fallen into place". China's doing its bit too. Vice-President Li Yuanchao ...
Japanese consumers a tad more confident
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2016
... improvement (and after more than one year of QQE2), confidence remains far below the levels reached after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assumed leadership back in December 2012 and those following the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) launch of QQE. The slight improvement ...
Third SMSF auditor banned
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2015
... refer matters to ASIC for possible action such as disqualification or suspension of their registration. Earlier this week Abe Samuel and Manoj Abichandani were also banned from being SMSF auditors.
Fairy tales may come true
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2015
... is expected to throw whatever else it could find in its kitchen after having already thrown the sink - and Japan - where Abe is now pondering fiscal stimulation - and emerging Asia and Latin America and OPEC. Let's not stop at the slowing global economies ...
ASIC bans another SMSF auditor
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2015
ASIC has permanently banned an auditor from providing services to self-managed superannuation funds. Based in Sydney, Abe Samuel was found to have breached independence requirements by the regulator, specifically by auditing a fund of which he was a ...
The importance of Asian trade agreements
GREG O'NEILL, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE, LA TROBE  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2015
... largest investable wealth industries ranked as second in the world with $17 trillion of investor wealth and with Prime Minister Abe's modernisation drive, is continuing to open the economy up to greater contestability from the outside. The Government ...
Japan pension fund backs responsible investment
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2015
... Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) after a recent UN assembly meeting. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) would sign on in a move that "will surely contribute to ...
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