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Posted in: Nikkei ends higher in 4-day rally on weak yen against U.S. dollar See in context

BOJ now owns 50% of all outstanding Japanese Government Bonds. Now that's news. Oh, 80% of ETF market as well.

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Posted in: Kishida, BOJ chief discuss rapid fall of yen See in context

Devaluing the currency to help exporters for decades is now biting them in their you know where. Debt does matter and there are limits to irresponsible government spending

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Posted in: Gov't asks companies, households across Japan to save power See in context

Clowns running this country

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Posted in: Yen sinks to 20-year low against dollar See in context

Desperate to keep asset prices high for the wealthy few will run the yen and Japanese households into the ground

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Posted in: Monetary tightening not suitable at all: BOJ chief Kuroda See in context

History repeating itself. Kuroda refuses to pop the bubble he created and continues to devalue the yen while the rest of the world tightens. Playing with fire

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Posted in: Japan's wholesale prices jump record 10% in April See in context

Inflation amplified by massive QE. More stagflation will put pressure on Kuroda and BOJ

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Posted in: Japan FY2021 long-term debt hits new high above ¥1,000 tril See in context

Another point to the yen's slide

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Posted in: Bank of Japan hikes inflation forecast on soaring energy prices See in context

A decade of money printing and weak economic fundamentals is devastating the yen. Looks like a possible financial crisis and stagflation in the pipeline if they don't take action. Doing more of the same will only result in more of the same.

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Posted in: IMF says yen's rapid slide may hamper Japan's post-pandemic recovery See in context

Self inflicted through a decade of money printing and pumping up asset prices. China's economic slow down and worsening trade deficit will make 2022 a not so good year!

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Posted in: Ex-Nissan exec Kelly gets suspended sentence; judge slams Ghosn See in context

Crazy to see again how far the Japanese government will go to save face in their embarrassing attempt to protect their industry.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 20,679 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 103,791 See in context

On Jan 30th, around 220,000 tests were taken with 72,000 testing positive which is 31%

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 20,679 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 103,791 See in context

Elementary schools were closed today so it's get worse along with the hospitalizations. Wonder if this could be another undoing of a Japanese PM?

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Posted in: Mental health issues show women bear brunt of Japan monarchy system See in context

Woman in Japan are treated less to their male counterpart generally. This applies across the board

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Posted in: Kishida pins hopes on wage hikes to accelerate wealth redistribution See in context

Wages won't grow because the Japanese economy and businesses are simply shrinking. Paying your unproductive employees more won't address the root problems.

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Posted in: Japan seeks to have vaccine passports accepted by over 10 nations See in context

I question whether the J government understands the purpose of the vaccine passport enabling international travel going both ways. OR is it just something they see going on overseas and is trying to emulate without understand the true purpose.

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Posted in: Travel from Japan to Vietnam to partially resume on Thursday See in context

The resumption of flights to Vietnam highlights Japan’s demographic aging and the economies reliance on cheap foreign factory workers aka technical trainees.

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Posted in: Japan's business confidence hits three-year high: BOJ See in context

The Japanese people have seen no benefits. Abenomics is a big joke with money printing endangering the financial future of the nation. Abe knows nothing of economics as he's too focused on his family legacy, Constitional revision. The bigger the mountain, the deeper the valley.

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Posted in: Ishikawa governor retracts call to drive N. Koreans to starve See in context

How do these jokers get elected. Says a lot about their constituents!

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Posted in: Toshiba chooses gov't-led group as preferred bidder for memory chip unit See in context

Wasting tax money on a zombie company

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Posted in: Japanese designer refutes plagiarism claims in Olympic logo See in context

How is it completely groundless when it's completely identical?

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Posted in: Another Japanese celebrity claims discrimination in France; netizens not so sympathetic See in context

Patrons in Japan never greet their servers which I think would exasperate the situation. Any time you enter an establishment in Europe, it's good manners to greet the staff. Japanese rare do this. Don't think it was racism either as the French are like this to everyone, particularly non French speakers.

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Posted in: Abe faces battle on reforms despite big election win See in context

Abenomics is a joke. The only reforms we've seen from his administration are the interpretation of the constitution and the secrecy laws. With the record low turnout, i don't see this election as a fresh mandate but rather a waste of hLf a billion dollars for self perseveration. He a bot-chan. He's not interested in biting the hand that feeds him.

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Posted in: Concerns growing within ruling party over weak yen See in context

What do you expect when your export business account for only 15 % of GDP. The weak yen has only helped the large multinationals which generate revenues overseas with repatriating profits. Corporate Japan! This government has no idea and is digging a deeper hole with all the printing and asset purchases. Artificially propping the markets with ReIT and ETF purchases. When Kuroda eventually will tapers due to BOj and JGB credibility issues, watch out DOOM day!

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Posted in: Suga says Japan will keep on whaling, despite resolution See in context

I might agree with Japan if people were actually eating it. I can only assume some corrupt officials pockets are getting fat and this sham is to spite the west. Waste of tax payers money and puts a negative light on Japan.

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Posted in: Zaccheroni undecided on future after Japan's World Cup exit See in context

The teams potential might have been reached and is considering jumping ship. This announcement is a bit quick though and might come off as insensitive.

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Posted in: Japanese fans drown sorrows after World Cup exit See in context

The Japanese media were too optimistic to the point of setting unrealistic expectations for the Japanese public. Either way they tried their best.

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Posted in: 3 youths arrested for throwing eggs at foreign students in Saga See in context

Shame. 18 and 19 year olds are no longer kids and the fact that it was multiple incidences implicates the malicious nature. Ok maybe not prison but I hope something is done.

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Posted in: Abe war dead See in context

Abe is wishing up in not visiting Yasakuni! US has advised him that this cemetery is a more similar comparasion to Arlington!

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Posted in: Stocks close 2.11% higher See in context

And it will drop 2% tomorrow

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Posted in: To allow women to work to their full capacity, we will have to bring in people from Southeast Asia to help with childcare and housework. See in context

Can't believe they call themselves a research center. There are over a dozen things that could be done e.g. corporate governance and deregulations just to name a few. Hiring babysitters is NOT going to cure Japan's economic problems. Pathetic

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