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Japan-style deflation in Europe getting harder to dismiss | MacroScope

Japan's 20-year fight against deflation offers important lessons for the euro zone, which could be about to face a similar battle of its [...]

Euro zone deflation – why does it matter to investors? – By Tom Elliott

Broadly speaking, euro zone policy makers fall into two camps: first, those who see what happened when Japan entered a negative debt- deflation , which contributed to the two 'lost decades' of approximately 1990 to [...]

November Data Gives Boost To Japan's War On Deflation …

Japan's war on deflation got a boost last month with a key inflation indicator rising at its fastest pace in 15 years, new data showed Friday, as Tokyo battles to reverse years of falling prices. Stripping out volatile food and  … [...]

Should the European Union Emulate Japan's Inflationary Monetary …

For many years now Japan has been plagued by deflation , which has retarded its economic growth; since 1981 the average annual growth of Japanese GDP has been only 2.1 percent. Deflation implies that the value of … [...]

Haruhiko Kuroda intends to turn a mild deflation into 2% inflation …

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda wants to finally eliminate the scourge of deflation . Mr Kuroda intends to achieve a new 2% inflation target handed down by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in this … [...]

Bank of Japan nominee Kuroda pledges to fight deflation

http://www.euronews.com/ Haruhiko Kuroda, the man who is set to take over at the Bank of Japan, has been talking tough at his confirmation hearing at the [...]

Japan Abandons Austerity

In the early 2000s the Bank of Japan , the counterpart of the Federal Reserve, tried to fight deflation by printing a lot of money. But it, too, pulled back at the first hint of improvement, and the deflation never went [...]

On Europe As Japan 2.0 | ZeroHedge

… dramatic debt- deflation spirals, the political need for maintaining these nations in the euro far outweigh the economic 'benefits'. As UBS notes, looking at the euro area today, one cannot help but notice the parallels to Japan … [...]

What Are the Bond Markets Telling Us? | ASXnewbie.com

What if the UK, US and European economies are actually going the same way as Japan ? If that's the case, and we're facing low economic growth and falling prices ( deflation ), then bond yields could go even lower. Is this the outcome that … [...]

Seemorerocks: China on the cusp of a deflationary vortex

Meanwhile, Japanese machine tool orders fell 14.8pc in May, the biggest drop since 2001 – when Japan's deflation began in earnest. The post-Fukushima reconstruction boom has run its course. Asia is turning stone [...]