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The waiting game
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 MAR 2014
... Asian financial crisis in 1997, there's none of that this time (or is there?). And this time, both the Bank of Japan and the Abe government have vowed to roll out more stimulus measures to cushion the negative impact of the tax on spending. Talkin' bout ...
Sunrise, sunset
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 FEB 2014
... restructuring -- designed to lift the country's growth and inflation at the same time. First arrow. Less than a month after Shinzo Abe san was elected PM in December 2012, he announced stimulus measures totalling around A¥10.3 trillion (was worth ...
I swear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2014
... higher yen doing? It's putting pressure on Japanese exporters and soon, the Japanese economy and soon, offset the BOJ and Abe's fight against deflation. And don't look ma ... the Australian dollar is starting to strengthen again and that's even in the ...
Japan's coming April fools' day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JAN 2014
... only has to look at the bright and beautiful things happening to the Japanese economy to conclude the same. Let's start with Abe and the BOJ's war on deflation - they're winning. Headline inflation have been steadily on the up and up since June last ...
Developed economies to outshine emerging world in 2014
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2013
... adding to pressures on China and other emerging markets," they said in the report. Furthermore, Japanese prime minster Shinz? Abe's radical economic reforms are also aimed at increasing the world's third largest economies competitiveness. Abe has targeted ...
Market Wrap AM
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2013
... is slated to give a speech called The Australian Dollar: Thirty Years of Floating at the Australian Business Economists (ABE) Annual Dinner. In equities news, BHP Billiton, Sonic Healthcare, Goodman Group, Paladin Energy and Ausdrill have annual general ...
Gone fishin'
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 OCT 2013
... investing instead...at least they've got the Fed to back them up. Speaking of Fed backing, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's also pinning his hopes on his own central bank when he announced that the consumption tax would be raised from 5% to 8% as ...
Central banks rule
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2013
... next year. The same move in 1997 that returned the Japanese economy to recession and deflation. But fear not. This time, the Abe government plans to avoid a repeat of history by simultaneously unveiling a A¥5 trillion (US$51 billion) stimulus package. ...
Nikko AM appoints executive vice chairman
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 SEP 2013
... effort to reach a wider range of institutional and retail investors in both the Japanese domestic market and overseas. Hideo Abe has been appointed executive vice chairman of Nikko AM, a related entity of Tyndall AM. The appointment will be effective ...
Onto the next worry: Japan
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2013
... economy is strong enough to withstand an increase in consumption tax. But according to Reuters, Koichi Hamada -- an adviser to Abe and a professor emeritus at Yale University - thinks that "There is no need to raise the sales tax in a hurry". I tend ...
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