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The risk of overestimating political risk

Shockwaves around the world have made political analysis a must for investors in Asia. But is the really smart play to look beyond the short-term news flows and stick to fundamentals?
April 20, 2017

It’s time for Shinzo Abe to act

Japan's prime minister is determined to revive the country's economy, but he has left too much of the hard lifting to the Bank of Japan. It’s time he took responsibility.
September 22, 2016

Time for Abe to get serious

Japan’s prime minister needs to overcome domestic resistance to change for essential third arrow to succeed.
May 26, 2014

All you need to know about Abenomics

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ignited interest in Japan with his economic policy agenda, dubbed Abenomics. Paul Sheard, chief global economist for Standard & Poor’s, takes a look at the significance of this programme.

Poll result: Abenomics

Our readers, like the rest of the world, cannot decide if Abenomics will work or not.
May 28, 2013