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Deflation, recession and 'Japanese crisis' hangs over Europe | The …

Two months ago, a policymaker at the Bank of Japan warned that the eurozone was slipping towards chronic deflation and low growth. The central bank was “observing if Europe will fall into Japan -style deflation ”, [...]

Activist Post: Some Questions about Deflation

Japan , according to Bloomberg “has been battling deflation for more than a decade, with the average annual 0.3 percent decline in prices since 2000 damaging economic growth”. The New York Times reports that Japan's … [...]

Some Questions about Deflation

Japan , according to Bloomberg “has been battling deflation for more than a decade, with the average annual 0.3 percent decline in prices since 2000 damaging economic growth”. The New York Times reports that Japan's … [...]

XE.com – BOJ's Shirakawa says will do utmost to beat deflation

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said on Tuesday the central bank would continue to do its utmost to achieve sustained economic growth with price stability, signalling its readiness to maintain an ultra-easy … [...]

UPDATE 2-BOJ Shirakawa: Japan economy hurt by yen rise, deflation

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said on Monday he acknowledges that Japan's economy is in a severe situation due to deflation and a strong yen, signalling the central bank's readiness to offer further monetary … [...]

XE.com – INSTANT VIEW 3-Japan prices fall, mild deflation likely to …

Japan's core consumer prices fell year-on-year for the third consecutive month in December due to weak domestic demand, suggesting mild deflation is likely to persist this year as energy prices stabilise and worries about … [...]

XE.com – UPDATE 1-Japan prices fall, mild deflation to persist

Japan's core consumer prices fell for the third consecutive month in the year to December due to weak demand, showing mild deflation is likely to persist this year as energy prices stabilise and worries about Europe's debt … [...]

XE.com – INSTANT VIEW-Japan prices fall, mild deflation likely to …

Japan's core consumer prices fell year-on-year for the third consecutive month in December due to weak domestic demand, suggesting mild deflation is likely to persist this year as energy prices stabilise and worries about … [...]

XE.com – UPDATE 1-Japan wholesale prices climb but deflation …

Japanese wholesale prices rose at a faster pace than expected in November due to higher energy costs, but a firm yen and weak domestic demand will likely curb price increases ahead, suggesting the economy will continue … [...]