BoJ plans to buy non-existent ETFs: A desperate attempt to rescue Abenomics?

Author: Barron's Asia

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

The Bank of Japan’s newly announced strategy to spend 300 billion yen per year buying EFTs that track companies that invest in “physical and human capital” may be an attempt to rescue Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policy known as Abenomics, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris says in a Barron’s Asia article by Shuli Ren.

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In Japan, fiscal stimulus unlikely despite recession

Author: Barron's Asia

Categories: In the News

On the heels of news that the Japanese economy contracted by 0.8% in the third quarter, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government is unlikely to consider stimulus measures, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris told Barron’s Asia this week in an article by Shuli Ren. “The Abe government’s initial response to the GDP data was to minimize the

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