NIKKEI carries out renewed assault on the 20,000 level as economy muddles through

stockatonia_logo_med

Banner

Japanese Economic Update – 18 May 2015

NIKKEI carries out renewed assault on the 20,000 level as economy muddles through

Japan’s NIKKEI renewed its earlier assault on the 20,000 level at the opening of the current week, just a short time away from the release of Q1 GDP figures, the BOJ monetary policy statement and a volley of additional economic data.

All of the available information at present continues to […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:24+05:30Wednesday, May 20, 2015|Categories: Japan, Macro Timeline|0 Comments

NIKKEI remains buoyant, breaks through to a 15 year high in April

stockatonia_logo_med

Banner

Japanese Economic Update – 06 April 2015

NIKKEI remains buoyant, breaks through to a 15 year high in April 

Like many of its global counterparts, Japan is beginning to see the gains made toward its inflation target in 2013 and 2014 ebbing away as disinflation becomes embedded across the industrialised world. While much of this deceleration is the result of a collapse in oil prices, for Japan, falling inflation is a particularly […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:35+05:30Wednesday, April 8, 2015|Categories: Japan, Macro Timeline|0 Comments

Outlook for Japanese economy in 2015 remains bright

Banner



Japanese Economic Update – 24 February 2015

Japan escapes recession despite a surprise to the downside from Q4 GDP figs; outlook for econ remains bright

In Japan the outlook for the economy in 2015 remains relatively bright and with both the European and Chinese central banks committed to a path of easing policy, global equities have continued to shrug off the prospect of 2015 interest rate hikes from the Federal […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:42+05:30Tuesday, February 24, 2015|Categories: Japan, Macro Timeline|0 Comments

A positive start to the year for Japanese equity markets; yen rebounds as markets begin to price in a BOJ that remains on hold throughout the year

Japanese Economic Update  – 08 February 2015

A positive start to the year for Japanese equity markets; yen rebounds as markets begin to price in a BOJ that remains on hold throughout the year

While lower oil prices may threaten the BOJ’s inflation target in 2015 and could still force policy makers to push out their projections for when the bank expects to see the 2% threshold met, we continue to see this particular disinflationary pressure as a net positive for Japan.

This is as lower oil prices will deliver a […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:43+05:30Monday, February 9, 2015|Categories: Japan, Macro Timeline|0 Comments

International Horizons – Japan in 2015

International Horizons –  Japan in 2015

Both the Japanese government and the BOJ were forced into action late last year as it emerged that the economy had fallen into recession during the third quarter.

This saw the BOJ announce an extension to its current stimulus package, which will see an additional 30 trillion yen printed annually, while the Prime Minister announced a delay to the second round of consumption tax increases.

The Prime Minister followed closely on the heels of his initial action with a further announcement which saw […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:51+05:30Monday, January 19, 2015|Categories: Japan, Macros|0 Comments

Welcome Back – Key Points from the Festive Period – 05 January 2015

Welcome Back – Key Points from the Festive Period – 05 January 2015

An overview of key events over the holiday period

Presidential elections in Greece failed, Prime Minister has now dissolved parliament and national elections are set for 25 January. Markets are of course uneasy although, German magazine Der Spiegel reports that various German ministers have made several statements suggesting that the economic block is now in a much better position from which to weather a Greek exit if it becomes necessary.

While there are reasons to believe that any […]

By |2020-09-09T09:42:53+05:30Monday, January 5, 2015|Categories: China, Crude Oil, Europe, Gold, Japan, Macros, United Kingdom, USA|0 Comments
Load More Posts