Yoshihide Suga


For Japan, Abenomics isn’t going away - it will just get better  

For Japan, Abenomics isn’t going away - it will just get better  

(ATF) “Suganomics” might just succeed in Japan where “Abenomics" failed. Each are easy cliches, used to describe the country’s prevailing and preceding economic eras under two successive prime ministers, but like most overworked sayings, the two terms encapsulate a truth.In this case it’s the fact that Japan is in desperate …

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Japan PM says Olympics will go on despite surge in coronavirus

Japan PM says Olympics will go on despite surge in coronavirus

(ATF) The future of the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics - scheduled to begin in July - remains mired in doubt as conflicting reports roiled organisers of the world's largest sports event amid a surging coronavirus pandemic. The Times, the London newspaper, reported on January 22 that Japan's government has privately concluded …

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Japan loads ammunition to lift its sluggish economy

Japan loads ammunition to lift its sluggish economy

(ATF) In a rare arrangement to ensure it has enough ammunition to combat any market disruptions caused by a recent resurgence in coronavirus infections, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said it will open up $6 billion from a government account.Under this extraordinary arrangement, the central bank will buy dollar cash …

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Japan's machinery orders soar in latest sign of economic comeback

Japan's machinery orders soar in latest sign of comeback

(ATF) Core machinery orders in Japan surged in October in the latest sign of recovery from the pandemic, but just as new coronavirus cases are escalating alarmingly in the country.Private sector machinery orders, which exclude volatile ship and utility orders, rose 17.1% month on month, according to government data, well …

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Japan needs a third budget to help ailing economy: poll

Japan needs a third budget to help ailing economy: poll

Japan's government needs to compile a third extra budget for the current fiscal year ending March to shore up an economy hammered by the Covid-19 pandemic, economists said in a Reuters poll.Nearly three quarters of economists polled said the government should spend up to 10 trillion yen ($94.95 billion) under …

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