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Nov 13, 2014
byInvestment in Japan

 

Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities

[12-Nov-2014]
Japan actions risk igniting currency war

Japan Takes No Chances on Growth

UK, Japan and 1% inflation

"well said."

 

[11-Nov-2014]
Is The Nikkei's Stimulus Fuelled Surge Losing Momentum?

"Quite agree."

 

[10-Nov-2014]
BlackRock: The Case for Japanese Stocks - There are four catalysts that could boost the country's stock market in the short term -

"Catalysts better be based on underlying business growth, not on policies nor artificially created demand, but will see what would happen. Managements efforts in adding value to their businesses are key for the success."

 

Akane Hashimoto, Managing Director, Investment and Research

Recent News

1.APEC summit

[10-Nov-2014]
Chill Lingers as China, Japan Leaders Meet

China, Japan Meet At APEC After More Than 2 Years Of Deep Tensions Over Island Dispute

Apec summit: China and Japan in ice-breaker talks

 

[9-Nov-2014]
Putin, Abe Could Meet in Japan in 2015, Agree to Work on Peace Deal: Kremlin's Spokesman

Japan's Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

 

[8-Nov-2014]
Japan, China foreign ministers in last-ditch talks over Abe-Xi meeting

 

[7-Nov-2014]
Announcement of a Collection of the Best Practices Titled "50 Leading Companies for Women in APEC"

 

2.Policies (BOJ easing/ GPIF asset allocation)

[12-Nov-2014]
Speech by BOJ Board Member Sato at Japan Society in London (Macroprudential Policy and Initiatives by the Bank of Japan)

 

[11-Nov-2014]
Here's What Japanese Investors Bought Pre BOJ/GPIF Surprise

Japan's GPIF says already started selling JGBs before allocation change

Investors eye boost to Japan stocks returns

Investment climate not right: Japanese Minister

The direction of the GPIF asset allocation was not a surprise - BBH

 

[10-Nov-2014]
Easy money policies from ECB and BoJ makes rupee best-performing EM currency

 

[9-Nov-2014]
Bank of Japan Offers Lessons in Easing Deflation

 

[8-Nov-2014]
The central bank is right to be bold. Now the prime minister must follow suit

 

[7-Nov-2014]
Doubling GPIF stock investment allocation targets is not without risk

 

[6-Nov-2014]
BOJ Adopts Shame Gauge as Japan Targets Higher Returns

Japan's monetary easing prompts volumes jump on forex platform

Japan's Wealthiest Reap $3 Billion Windfall in Kuroda's October Surprise

Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting on October 6 and 7, 2014

 

[5-Nov-2014]
Minister, bureau spar over pension fund

 

3.Sales tax hike and election

[13-Nov-2014]
Abe to postpone tax hike, call December election: report

 

[12-Nov-2014]
Japan in Depth / Abe set 'to move tax back, poll up'

 

[11-Nov-2014]
Yen drop widens Japan's current account surplus

Japan Lawmakers Prepare for Abe to Announce Snap Election

Japan PM Abe likely to delay sales-tax hike: government source

Japan's Abe to postpone tax hike, call December election: media

No Japan Tax Rise is Not a Problem For Now ? Investors

 

[10-Nov-2014]
Japan PM Abe's approval rating sags amid talk of snap election

 

[9-Nov-2014]
Japan PM Abe considers sales tax hike delay, snap election: media

 

4.Economy

[10-Nov-2014]
Japan Posts Unexpectedly Large Current Account Surplus in September

 

[9-Nov-2014]
Japan envoy warns of investor exodus

SMBC Takes Lead in Pursuit of Citigroup Japan Ops

 

[7-Nov-2014]
Japan Tiptoes Back Into Nuclear, Bank Consolidation

Japan Bank Merger Talks Seen Hastening Industry Overhaul

Announcement of a Report on the Research Results concerning the Market Structure of the Petrochemical Industry

 

[6-Nov-2014]
Nouriel Roubini: Indian Tortoise Will Soon Pass Chinese Hare

 

[4-Nov-2014]
Japan September real wages fall at slower pace, spending still in doubt

 

5.Market

[10-Nov-2014]
Japan's Economy Changes Course, The Reflationists Are Winning

 

[7-Nov-2014]
Japanese portfolio flows support weaker yen but raise default risk

10 Prudent Speculator Undervalued Stock Buys

 

[6-Nov-2014]
Dollar Hits Seven-Year High Against Yen

 

[5-Nov-2014]
Sensex seems detached from the economy

 

6.And more

[13-Nov-2014]
Monthly Survey of Professional Forecasters in Japan(JCER)

Japanese Property Market Quarterly Review(NLI Research)

 

[9-Nov-2014]
What's the score on Japan's Abenomics

 

[8-Nov-2014]
Japanese are big gamblers already

 

[7-Nov-2014]
Japan Nuclear Reactors Approved For Restart

Monthly Report of Prospects for Japan's Economy November 2014(JRI)

 

[5-Nov-2014]
Japan Gambling Legislation Hits a Cold Strea

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