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The Perils Of An Even Weaker Yen

By John Richardson

YOU cannot turn 65-year-olds into 35-year-olds, no matter how much central bank stimulus you throw at the problem.

This is why the real, underlying problem with Japan is its demographics which make all the current attempts to …

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Risks To Japan From China Dispute

 By John Richardson

THE Japanese economy is at great risk from the East China Sea  dispute which, if  unresolved, could result in a long and bitter trade war with China, said several chemicals industry sources.

Japanese electronics and auto companies could even …

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Putting The Genie Back In The Bottle

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By John Richardson

“How do you put the genie back in the bottle?” asked China scholar Victoria Hui in this New York Times article, referring to the difficulty that China now faces in stepping away …

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