Bullish On Japan

March 2011
Forbes Asia;Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p43
The article offers information on economic conditions in Japan. Japan's stock market has shown some mixed trends in recent times. It is stated that Japan's total social security-related expenses now make up 31 percent of the government's fiscal 2011 budget. Japan's public debt has also reached alarming levels. Share prices in Japan are trading at just above book value, compared with double book value in the U.S.


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