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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 ...
Economic Wrap
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.
Economic Wrap
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 ...
Economic Wrap
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 ...
Economic Wrap
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.
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 ...
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