How Japan’s trauma affects the rest of Asia

The disaster in Japan will disrupt trade and investment between Asia and Japan in the short term, but our readers are still more worried about inflation, according to last week’s web poll.
March 21, 2011

Japan can absorb reconstruction costs

Despite already high public debt and previous credit rating agency scrutiny, the effect of extra borrowing for Japan's bond markets should be limited, according to Bunt Ghosh, vice-chairman for Asia-Pacific fixed income at Credit Suisse.
March 20, 2011

Japan counts the cost of record quake

While the human toll continues to grow, analysts predict that the mega earthquake and tsunami will not cause a slump in Japan’s economy.
March 13, 2011