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'some time' to slay deflation – News On Japan

Speaking at a global central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Kuroda said the central bank's efforts to overcome deflation by stimulating Japan's economy with large-scale asset purchases was proving effective. He [...]

GaveKal Capital: Excluding Tax Increase, Japanese Consumer …

Excluding Tax Increase, Japanese Consumer Prices Are Already Back in Deflation . The recent sales tax increase in Japan is wreaking havoc with price statistics, making year-over-year comparisons basically [...]

Market Moving Economic Events: BOE Minutes And Japan Inflation …

The European Central Bank's President, Mario Draghi, will issue a speech where he is expected to tackle the issue of the Eurozone's low inflation and the measures that need to be taken to avoid a Japanese style deflation [...]

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  … [...]

Kuroda stresses need to ward off deflation – Seeking Alpha

” Japan must avoid the self-perpetuating deflationary spiral that can occur if companies and individuals stop spending money in anticipation of lower prices in the future.” Is it the expectation of lower prices or something else  … [...]

Japan's War on Deflation Boosted by October Data (AFP)

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  … [...]

Trading Weeks: How Japan Pretends To Fight Debt And Deflation …

by The Automatic Earth. Ansel Adams Biology class 1943. Japanese school at Manzanar War Relocation Center, California. Let's see if I can keep this nice and short: in my view the article below from Reuters correspondents  … [...]

Japan Sales Tax Could Repeat 1997 Deflation – Business Insider

“Ending deflation and raising the sales tax are achievable at the same time,” said Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda last week. “Restoring fiscal health is absolutely necessary and important by itself, but once fiscal  … [...]

Japanese PM Targets Deflation As The Main Battle – Seeking Alpha

iShares MSCI Japan Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWJ), CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEARCA:FXY): Japanese PM Targets Deflation As The Main [...]

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 … [...]