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Asia: Between fortune and fate
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2015
... that had fallen over the last two decades have started to increase, a sign that the measures pushed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and implemented by Japan's Central Bank are beginning to make progress. While some would say that Japan's economic transition ...
Steady with a chance of a surprise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2015
... depreciated sharply from around the mid-A¥70's to a greenback in 2011/12 to A¥100 following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's victory at the 16 December 2012 elections (and the birth of 'Abenomics' and the 'three arrows'). The BOJ's decision to increase ...
Japan did it again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 NOV 2014
... - it's fourth in six years. Given this latest development, Japan could have a new king by next month if sitting PM Shinzo Abe makes good on speculations that he's about to call for snap elections. But what good would a change of face do if that fresh ...
Market Wrap AM
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 14 NOV 2014
... giant. Japanese shares extended their run upwards thanks to the weaker yen, with attention turning to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as speculation swirls that he may put off a planned sales tax hike and call a snap general election. Tokyo jumped per cent ...
Nikko AM adds senior executives to global team
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 NOV 2014
... expand our business with some of the most sophisticated investors in the world," said Nikko AM executive vice chairman Hideo Abe said.
Shanghai-HK Connect connects China to the world
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 NOV 2014
... Xi Jinping and US president Barrack Obama at the APEC summit or his handshake connect with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe? Ahh yes, Virginia, you know where I'm going with this don't you? It's the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect. We've been waiting ...
Sunrise, sunset
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 SEP 2014
... currently trading around 0.56% -- that's down from 0.74% at the start of 2014 and down from 0.78% on 26 December 2012 when Shinzo Abe assumed prime ministership of Japan. It's not that easy anymore, since the BOJ has dirtied the bond market waters with ...
Sunrise, sunset
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 AUG 2014
... Especially, because the Japanese equity market had mainly been reacting to the Japanese currency's ups and downs since Shinzo Abe was re-elected Japanese prime minister on December 2012 and the BOJ announced its QE policy in April last year. The Nikkei-225 ...
Because I'm happy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 AUG 2014
... rate of 6.8% in the June quarter. No worries, this is better than market expectations for a 7.0% contraction. No worries, PM Abe and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) factored in this give back after the growth spurt in the March quarter (up 6.1% annualised) before ...
Third arrow, broken arrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUL 2014
... early days. The BOJ could still pump mo' money if the economy follows the path it did in 1997. And just last week, we have PM Abe firing the 'the third arrow' of structural reforms. The Japanese government has formally adopted the growth strategy drafted ...
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