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eFXnews : Japan PM: About to Break Free From Chronic Deflation

… its crippling era of falling prices.Speaking at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Abe said, ” Japan's economy is just about to break free of chronic deflation ,” and added that the country “is definitely [...]

Japan out of deflation now, no guarantee it won't return: economy …

Japan appears to have escaped deflation for now, Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday, but warned that the risk of it returning cannot be ruled out as policy makers continue their efforts to foster sustainable [...]

Fixing Japan's labour market | vox

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reformsAyako Saiki; Ending the scourge of dual labour markets in EuropeSamuel Bentolila, Tito Boeri, Pierre Cahuc. The share of non-regular workers in Japan , which was  … [...]

BOJ chief sees price rises breaking 'deflation equilibrium' – Chicago …

TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said consumer inflation will exceed 1 percent in the first half of next year and help the central bank achieve its goal of changing [...]

Deflation-Phobia Set To Bring On More Monetary Inflation – Seeking …

“Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's bid to end 15 years of persistent deflation is endangered by the failure of counterparts in the U.S. And Europe to meet their own price goals. Citigroup Inc.'s Inflation Surprise Index  … [...]

The ECB's Tough Balancing Act – Bubbles vs Deflation | Gary …

They are held accountable to the ruling politicians that in most cases have no respect for the principle of sound money. Instead, in Europe, the UK, Japan , the US, and elsewhere, central bankers have become intricately linked  … [...]

Japan says winning war on deflation – Rappler

A key inflation indicator touches a 5-year high as proof its 'Abenomics' growth blitz was winning the war on falling [...]

When Hyman Minsky Runs For The Hills: Japan Central Bank To …

One look at the chart below, which shows JPM's estimate for various central bank holdings as a percent of host nation GDP, is enough to explain why that distant giggling is Hyman Minsky warming up… and he is running for the hills. …. The Bank of Japan will aim to double the monetary base over two years through the aggressive purchase of long-term bonds, in a dramatic shift aimed at ridding Japan of the deflation that has dogged the country for almost two [...]

Japanese PM Abe pledges steps to end deflation, boost national …

Japanese PM Abe pledges steps to end deflation , boost national security in policy speech. TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Tuesday to push forward with his plans… by The Associated Press on Tuesday,  … [...]

Japan land prices fall at slowest pace in five years as deflation eases

Japan's land prices fell the least since the global financial crisis in the year to July 1, while commercial land in the three biggest cities rose in value for the first time in the same period, the latest signs that deflation is easing its stubborn grip on  … [...]