Japan

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Japan.

Going For Bust Leads To Boom For Japan

Going For Bust Leads To Boom For Japan

The world’s third largest economy is booming and bringing opportunities for investors after decades of poor equity performance, says one leading investment expert. Japan has spent years with a deflating economy but new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to office by vowing to bring inflation and prosperity to the country. His fiscal policies were termed … Read more

Japan’s public pension funds urged to diversify portfolio

Japan’s public pension funds urged to diversify portfolio

In line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continuing efforts to end 20 years of deflation, Japan’s massive public pensions funds are being advised to change their investment strategies; ditching the low-risk bonds in favour of stocks and other risky assets. The independent panel of experts who disclosed the measures finished their report last Wednesday, and … Read more

Bye-Bye Boeing

Bye-Bye Boeing

Japanese Airlines (JAL) has officially signed a deal worth $9.5 billion with aircraft manufacturer Airbus. This comes as a shock to many as thus far Boeing has enjoyed 80% market dominance in Japan. JAL has signed a deal for 31 A-350 aircrafts with an option to purchase 25 more. The A-350 model has already departed … Read more