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Why are young Japanese moving away from agriculture sector?

Young people are lured to the cities with the promise of more money and entertainment. This in turn leaves traditional farms short of workers — and Japan potentially short of food. Keiko Ishii admits to...

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Japan Drives Home Message

The US dollar is mixed, but the spotlight is on the Japanese yen. It appears that with the market challenging Monday’s intervention, Japanese officials entered the market shortly after the US equity market closed yesterday,...

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Why are more German firms moving from China to Japan?

A recent survey has shown more German companies see Japan as a stable choice for production in Asia amid geopolitical tension and uncertainties over trade restrictions involving China. Fully 38% of German companies taking part...

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Climate crisis: Japan bets big with bonds for clean tech

Japan is the first in the world to issue sovereign bonds aimed at funneling private money into the green transition to help tackle climate change. Japan is selling climate bonds — last week saw the...

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Japan bets on tech, immigration as labor crisis worsens

Battling a falling birth rate and aging population, Japan hopes a combination of technology and immigration may go some way toward easing a critical shortage of workers. The first sectors to feel the pinch of...

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Japan’s sleep-deprived employees embrace the workplace nap

Government and experts warn that Japanese people are not getting enough good quality sleep, risking health issues, irritation and a loss of focus at work. Japan’s ministry of health and welfare has called on the...

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Japan’ Q1 GDP was Revised Up, While the Eurozone’s was Revised Down

The back-to-back surprise rate hikes by the Australia and Canada spurred speculation that the Fed could hike next week, and this lifted US rates and helped the dollar recover. The odds of a hike increased,...

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Risk-Off Mood Dominates

Perhaps it was the extent of First Republic Bank’s loss of deposits that were reported with earnings yesterday, but risk appetites dried up today. Asia Pacific equities were trounced outside Japan today. Hong Kong and...

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Does the US Inflation Report Matter or Has it Been Superseded by Deflationary Forces of a Financial Crisis?

The dramatic shift in expectations for Fed policy is a potent shock, with reverberations throughout the capital markets. The business press was full of accounts putting the nearly 50 bp decline in the US two-year...

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Dollar and Rates Soften a Little Ahead of US CPI

The focus is on the US CPI report today, but the price action is anything but intuitive. Although the revisions of the basket and methodological changes reinforce expectations for the largest rise in three months,...

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Will What the Fed Says be More Important than What it Does?

The focus is squarely on the Federal Reserve today. There is nearly universal agreement that it will lift the target by 25 bp. The market is inclined to see the shift as a sign that...

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Short Stories: Japan & Rising Sun -‘Wow’! It’s a dream that came true

Last summer vacation we went to the UK and saw some places and enjoyed them. Being a travel buff, I love to explore places, particularly the east of Asia. Japan has been on my mind...