Mizuho Research Institute

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Name: Mizuho Research Institute
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

BOJ May Need to Buy More Longer-Term Debt

The Bank of Japan is reaching the limit of what it can buy in short-term debt from the market, a development that suggests it may have to shift its asset buying toward longer-term debt. Such a tweaking of the central bank’s buying operations would ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's 'lifetime employment' may take on a whole new meaning

TOKYO -- A longshoreman at the Port of Osaka has not only seen the future, he's wearing it.The man, who is in his 50s, works for Tatsumi Shokai, a containership terminal operator. His job involves plenty of lifting, and lately, his back has been paying ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Anticipation for Modi's reforms fuels investment turnaround in India

MUMBAI -- Business investment is roaring back in India as expectations grow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reforms. Whether this trend will continue, however, will likely depend on how swiftly Modi's government can deliver this much anticipated ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Does Abenomics Work? - The Doubts Grow

Is something in the air? Do I detect a change in consensus on the way things are going in Japan? Certainly a slew of articles have been published in the financial press over the last month questioning where the Abenomics experiment is headed for. The ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

ANALYSIS-Export recovery proves elusive for hollowed-out Japan

* Japan production capacity at 28-year low* Shrinking manufacturing base hurts exports* More Japanese firms plan to shift production overseas* Weak exports threaten Abe's economic agendaTOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp has returned to profit ... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Growth Boosted by Pre Sales Tax Consumption

Japan’s economy probably grew the most in a year in the January-March quarter as consumers rushed to spend before a sales-tax increase, a Reuters poll showed, but persistent weakness in external demand could pose a risk to growth ahead. Analysts say ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 09 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

BOJ Beat: Will Kuroda Let Key Policy Architect Go?

European Pressphoto Agency Just as the Bank of Japan’s war against deflation enters a crucial stage, time is running out for an official seen as Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s right-hand man. The fixed four-year term for Masayoshi Amamiya as executive director ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 02 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Industrial Output Rises 0.3 Percent in March

Japan’s industrial production index in March rose 0.3 percent from the previous month, backed by automakers trying to recoup their fall in output following record heavy snowfall in February, government data showed Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]

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"If the number of workers decreases because of the aging population, the solution is to find ways to save manpower" said Hiromichi Fujimoto, president of Activelink -- the company that developed the suit...
"It is still unclear if high levels of investment will continue," said Koji Kobayashi, senior economist at the Mizuho Research Institute. "It will depend on how decisively the government can carry out reforms."
...an endorsement for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's strategy to revive the fortunes of the world's third largest economy, and one driven by exports. "Companies are not that interested in expanding capacity in Japan" said Kaori Yamato, senior economist at Mizuho Research Institute. "This is a problem for exports...
...factors have played some part (in the export weakness) but they have been around for years," BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said last month. "I therefore think the underlying weakness in exports was due more to cyclical and one-off factors" he said, referring to a slower than expected recovery in emerging markets and how a particularly severe winter hurt demand in the United States...

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BOJ May Need to Buy More Longer-Term Debt [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Oct 17 2014]
Japan's 'lifetime employment' may take on a who... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 27 2014]
Anticipation for Modi's reforms fuels investmen... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 19 2014]
Does Abenomics Work? - The Doubts Grow [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 19 2014]
ANALYSIS-Export recovery proves elusive for hol... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
Japan Growth Boosted by Pre Sales Tax Consumption [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 09 2014]
BOJ Beat: Will Kuroda Let Key Policy Architect Go? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 02 2014]
Japan Industrial Output Rises 0.3 Percent in March [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
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BOJ May Need to Buy More Longer-Term Debt [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Oct 17 2014]
The Bank of Japan is reaching the limit of what it can buy in short-term debt from the market, a development that suggests it may have to shift its asset buying toward longer-term debt. Such a tweaking of the central bank’s buying operations would ...
Japan Growth Boosted by Pre Sales Tax Consumption [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 09 2014]
Japan’s economy probably grew the most in a year in the January-March quarter as consumers rushed to spend before a sales-tax increase, a Reuters poll showed, but persistent weakness in external demand could pose a risk to growth ahead. Analysts say ...
BOJ Beat: Will Kuroda Let Key Policy Architect Go? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 02 2014]
European Pressphoto Agency Just as the Bank of Japan’s war against deflation enters a crucial stage, time is running out for an official seen as Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s right-hand man. The fixed four-year term for Masayoshi Amamiya as executive director ...
Japan Industrial Output Rises 0.3 Percent in March [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
Japan’s industrial production index in March rose 0.3 percent from the previous month, backed by automakers trying to recoup their fall in output following record heavy snowfall in February, government data showed Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted ...
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