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iShares MSCI Japan ETF: The Rest Of The World Is Exporting Their …

With US QE about to end, the rest of the world faced the prospect of another “taper tantrum” financial crisis, one that this time around could suck the major economies into a deflationary vortex. So it should come as no surprise …

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Oil price fall set to push Japan back into deflation | New Normal

Could Japan actually go bankrupt at some point in the future? This was the question left hanging in the air after Friday's panic at the Bank of Japan , when its Governor forced through his new stimulus policy on a 5 – 4 vote.

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The Bank Of Japan Is Battling An Entrenched 'Deflation Mindset …

TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda does not need to convince Japanese people like Kazue Shibata that deflation brings problems, but getting them to believe that higher prices will make things…

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Japan's Big Stimulus to Fight Deflation Risk | Musings from the Chiefio

Faced with fresh evidence that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 's campaign to end the country's long bout with deflation was faltering, the two institutions steered Japanese economic policy into the uncharted territory of extreme …

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What the Bank of Japan's stimulus shocker means for the global …

“Now is a critical moment for Japan to emerge from deflation ,” Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda told reporters Friday, adding that signs of economic recovery have been clouded by global uncertainty, falling oil prices …

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US Now Importing the World's Deflation – DollarCollapse.com

Japan's public retirement-savings manager will put half its holdings in local and foreign stocks and start investing in alternative assets as the world's biggest pension fund seeks higher returns. The 127.3 trillion yen ($1.1 …

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Japan's quantitative easing: A bigger bazooka | The Economist

In recent weeks, economists had started to question Mr Kuroda's oft-stated commitment to banishing Japan's entrenched deflationary psychology. They suggested that the bank's formerly conservative mindset might even be …

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Grand Central: Behind BOJ's Halloween Treat, A Scary Slip Back …

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda's surprise big-bang easing Friday was prompted by a frank admission that his historic bid to pull Japan out of deflation had reached a “critical moment” and was losing momentum.

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How deflation would affect European markets | Financial Post

Europe's struggle with deflation has had a negative impact on capital markets this autumn, but it could get even worse for investors if European price levels continue to fall like in Japan in the 1990s, says a new report from …

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Japanese Style Deflation Coming? Where? Fed Falling Behind

Japan -style deflation across the Eurozone is no longer an outrageous thought. As you can see from chart 1, there is a close link between CPI and demographics. That has certainly been the case in Japan and I don't see any …

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Japanese Style Deflation Coming? Where? Fed Falling Behind