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Why is deflation continuing in Europe and Japan?

Here is an update from Japan : Four years after the Bank of Japan set a 2 percent inflation target, price gains may still be coming up short, according to a survey of economists by Bloomberg News. Consumer prices will rise [...]

Quantitative easing around the world: lessons from Japan, UK and US

QE was effectively born in Japan , a country plagued in recent history by deflation and rolling recession. The phrase “quantitative easing” was coined to describe Japan's efforts to kickstart growth and get prices rising [...]

Japan stocks drop amid deflation fears and rising yen – MarketWatch

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Japanese stocks lost more altitude in early Wednesday action, with deflation fears, a weak U.S. lead and especially further gains for the yen all helping to push the Nikkei Stock Average [...]

The Economist explains: Why deflation is bad | The Economist

Figures released on January 7th showed that consumer prices in the year to December fell by 0.2%, marking the return of deflation for the first time since 2009. Weak demand, driven ….. It happened in Japan , and other [...]

Japan Markets Hammered as Deflationary Cycle Continues – The …

Japan Markets Hammered as Deflationary Cycle Continues, economy, investing, James Corbett, Bob Chapman, money, Fed, US Markets, politics, gold, sliver, wall [...]

The Japanese Deflation Myth and the Yen's Slump » The Cobden …

Yet still Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda warn that they have not won the battle against deflation . That caution is absurd — all the more so in view of the fact that there was [...]

Japan finance minister Aso emerging deflation slump 05 January …

Japan finance minister Aso: Japan emerging from deflation driven slump 05 January [...]

Japan Keidanren head – ForexLive

I want this year to be the year when Japan undeniably escapes deflation and gets on track to economic recovery. The business community will make every effort to raise wages, and we will make this stance clear in [...]

Akinari Horii Bank of Japan demographics deflation 31 December …

Akinari Horii former assistant governor of the Bank of Japan says demographics don't doom to deflation 31 December [...]

Japan pushes through new stimulus, struggles to contain deflation …

Japan pushes through new stimulus, struggles to contain deflation ; BIS targets bank leverage; China profits drop; oil falls, gold higher, UST 10yr yields rise; NZ$1 = 77.5 USc, TWI = 78.9. Posted in News December 29, [...]