Pandemic Erases Abenomics' Job Gains, Japan witnesses shrinking job market

Pandemic Erases Abenomics' Job Gains, Japan witnesses shrinking job market

By Christy Gren - Sep 02, 2020

The low rate of unemployment may be a mirage as analysts say it may likely be reaching 5% soon as government subsidies end in December.

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Tokyo Stocks Plunge but Experts Remain Market Positive

Tokyo Stocks Plunge but Experts Remain Market Positive

By Anna Domanska - Aug 28, 2020

Shinzo Abe’s resignation has thrown Tokyo stocks into chaos, with speculations about his successor in these times of crisis

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Abenomics works as Japan’s GDP grows at 3.5% in Q1

Abenomics works as Japan’s GDP grows at 3.5% in Q1

By Anna Domanska - May 16, 2013

It seems that the Japan’s economy is slowly standing on its feet as official data showed that the country’s GDP for the first quarter substantially topped analysts’ estimates

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End of recession for Japan?

End of recession for Japan?

By Jay Raol - Mar 08, 2013

Is this the end of recession? At least, latest data indicated that. According to the revised survey, Japan saw its economy expand in the final quarter of 2012. Certainly, the news

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BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged in anticipation of new leadership

BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged in anticipation of new leadership

By Anna Domanska - Mar 07, 2013

On the 7th of March, the Bank of Japan informed that it decided to keep monetary policy intact, yet the central bank upgraded assessments of the country’s economy. Keeping mo

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Kuroda to run BOJ as Abe gets rid of Shirakawa

Kuroda to run BOJ as Abe gets rid of Shirakawa

By Jay Raol - Feb 28, 2013

After all, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has got it made: he is to get rid of current BOJ Governor Shirakawa. The nomination of Haruhiko Kuroda as the next governor of the Ba

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Japan 2012 trade deficit increases to $78bn

Japan 2012 trade deficit increases to $78bn

By Anna Domanska - Jan 24, 2013

The Japan’s Ministry of Finance informed that the annual trade deficit in 2012 increased to record $78 billion as the country saw its exports continue to decline due to a territo

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Bank of Japan Makes Move to End Low Grade Deflation

Bank of Japan Makes Move to End Low Grade Deflation

By Richard Meryn - Jan 23, 2013

The Bank of Japan intends to widen its monetary stimulus by implementing a policy which includes a 2 percent inflation target. Also, the central bank has informed about its “open

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