- Japan's Economy Is Still Struggling. Shann, Ed; Phillips, Brandon // BRW;07/16/99, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p18
Focuses on the economic conditions of Japan as of July 16, 1999. Why a rapid Japanese recovery is unlikely; Increase in March quarter output; Forecast for the public sector spending; Private consumption; Stocks; How a weaker yen would be unpopular with Japan's trading partners.
- LEADING BY EXAMPLE. // Fortune;11/15/2010, Vol. 162 Issue 8, Special section 2 pS2
The article discusses economic challenges facing Japan and Prime Minister Naoto Kan's response to them. Economic growth has begun to taper off, as have exports. Domestic consumption remains muted and the unemployment rate high. In September, 2010 Kan introduced a $10.8 billion economic-stimulus...
- Why investors should hedge their bets in Japan. Taylor, Chris // Fundweb;4/7/2014, p32
The article discusses the hedging of Japanese equity portfolios against the weakening Japanese yen, based on the policies of the government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, that aim to reduce budget deficit, establish economic recovery and lessen national debt. The author notes that with...
- Is the Japanese economic recovery for real? // International Economy;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p12
Presents a symposium on the Japanese economic recovery. Impact of the strong yen on consumer spending patterns; Need for the country to shift resources from the old to the new economy; Challenge of adapting to continual change while preserving what members of the society value most.
- Can Japan Really Be in This Much Trouble? Rowher, Jim // Fortune International (Europe);02/19/2001, Vol. 143 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the economic conditions of Japan as of February 19, 2001. Likelihood of a recession; Valuation of the Japanese yen in comparison to the United States dollar; Impact of deflation on the country; Thoughts on changes which could be made by the Japanese government to positively influence...
- The yen is screaming. Butler, Steven // U.S. News & World Report;06/29/98, Vol. 124 Issue 25, p56
Comments on what Japan must do to set its economy in order as of June 29, 1998. Success of the collaboration of the United States and Japan to halt the falling yen; Meeting of finance ministers of the Group of Seven in Tokyo; Advice of Japanese economists to buy US dollars, due to fear of a...
- Policies turning around Japan from lost decades. DIBB, EILEEN // Pensions & Investments;7/22/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p12
The article looks at economic conditions and economic policy in Japan as of July 2013, in the context of investors considering investments in the country. It notes that Japanese stock prices have risen in recent months, citing the sharp drop in the value of the Japanese yen currency, and...
- The funds avoiding the worst of Japan's 2014 sell-off. Jackson, Gary // Fundweb;4/14/2014, p13
The article reports on the decline of equities in Japan in 2014 and discusses the efforts of its government on economic development.
- Nikkei gains 2.2% on softer yen to hit three-week high. Morris, Pamela // Fundweb;11/12/2013, p14
The article reports that the Japanese Nikkei 225 index gained 2.2. percent on November 12, 2013 on the back of a softer yen.