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The Japan Times

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There’s a new 'Mr. Yen' in town

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is "Mr. Yen." He has been for some time, but it has taken a while for the world to catch on. This is a...

01.07.2024 30

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BOJ Gov. Ueda finally toughens message on the weak yen

Bank of Japan Gov. Kazuo Ueda is starting to take some ownership of the weak yen — not before time. The end of negative interest rates, a step rich...

20.05.2024 50

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A surprise South Korean boom is going unnoticed

If only K-pop and cinema would get out of the way. South Korea has a ringside seat to the world economy, but struggles to get the attention it...

15.05.2024 100

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New Singaporean PM faces some economic headwinds

Singapore is undergoing a rare transition in leadership, the third since independence in 1965. More frequent have been the accolades directed at its...

13.05.2024 70

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Japan should leave its currency bazooka at home

Robert Rubin, the former U.S. Treasury secretary who added American firepower to the successful defense of the yen in the late 1990s, had some rules...

01.05.2024 30

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Asian currencies can't fight the dollar on a rampage

Paul O'Neill, a U.S. Treasury secretary under George W. Bush, ran into controversy on his first overseas trip when he had the temerity to question the...

18.04.2024 40

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BOJ finally ditches negative rates, but this is no liftoff

Japan’s decision to jettison negative interest rates is rich in symbolism. Deflation, which dogged the economy for a generation, has been...

21.03.2024 20

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Japan is back, China is over. The trouble with narratives.

Japan is back, China is over. Only a few years ago, such an assertion would have been dismissed out of hand. Beijing was on the road to economic...

18.03.2024 40

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Singapore is bracing for a super-aging society

Never mind the legions of imported bankers, engineers, stevedores and nannies. Singapore's attraction for these pillars of a successful hub is well...

12.03.2024 20

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The latest indignity for China’s flawed recovery

China’s disappointing recovery appears to be suffering another indignity. Neighbors whose economic fortunes were supposed to be tied to the heft of...

19.01.2024 20

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The danger of talking down immigration Down Under

Pre-pandemic Australia looks like hallowed ground that the contemporary economy will struggle to surpass. For local officials who aspire to take a...

10.01.2024 20

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