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Sober Look: Draghi will act to avoid deflationary spiral

The Eurozone is facing a growing risk of deflation – similar to Japan . Once the inflation rate in Japan fell below 1%, the external shock of the Asian currency crisis (late 90s) sent Japan into a deflationary spiral – something the … [...]

Japan: Inflation, Deflation Or Bond Crash? – Seeking Alpha

Japan has had persistent mild deflation for most of the last decade. Along with the deflation has been over a decade of slow to no growth. As we all know, prime minister Shinzo Abe and new Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko … [...]

Week in FX Asia – USD/JPY Appreciates to 98 as Japanese …

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office in September after promising an end to deflation. He set a very aggressive target of 2% in 2 years. Abe was a vocal critic of the Bank of Japan, whose governor was up for [...]

The Skeptical Speculator: BoJ sees end to Japan's deflation, US …

Japan reported on Friday that its consumer prices excluding fresh food fell 0.5 percent in March from the previous year, signalling continued deflation . There was no immediate reaction from the Bank of Japan . Its latest … [...]

Sober Look: With deflation in BOJ's crosshairs, the yen is sure to …

NY Times: – Deflation remains firmly entrenched in Japan , figures showed Friday, as the central bank projected that its targeted level for inflation was still some years off, underscoring that there are no quick fixes for one of the … [...]

Japan attempts to slay deflation dragon — RT Business

RT is the first Russian 24/7 English-language news channel which brings the Russian view on global [...]

NewsDaily: News Summary: Japan deflation drags on in March

News Summary: Japan March CPI falls as deflation drags on; central bank keeps policy intact DEFLATION : Japan's consumer price index fell 0.9 percent in March from a year earlier, underlining the challenge of ending a long … [...]

Bank Of Japan Sets Deflation Turnaround Target Date – House Price …

http://www.nytimes.c…ss&emc=rss&_r=0 ' HONG KONG — Deflation remains firmly entrenched in Japan , figures showed Friday, as the [...]

Japan Continues To Get Squeezed By Deflation – Business Insider

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's consumer price index fell 0.9 percent in March from a year earlier, underlining the challenge of ending a long spell of debilitating deflation despite an onslaught of monetary easing and stimulus … [...]

Japan: Deflation Deepens – Global Economic Intersection

According to Bloomberg the BoJ (Bank of Japan ) has forecast deflation to continue for “the time being” until the aggressive monetary easing of ¥70 trillion ($700 billion) a year recently implemented by the central bank in … [...]