Japan Economy Minister: It’s “Important” for Nikkei to Climb 17% the Next 6 Weeks(!)

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I hope for all involved that the intended meaning got lost in translation here. Over the weekend, Japan Economics Minister Akira Amari put a near-term target on the Nikkei: “It will be important to show our mettle to see the Nikkei [Average] reaches 13,000 points by the end of the fiscal year” on March 31, […]

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Mrs. Watanabe, welcome to Abenomics 101. Christmas in Japan is a widely celebrated, yet discreetly racier, holiday than its American counterpart (think Valentine’s Day, for mature audiences). This holiday season the party is expanding to Japanese financial markets, as Mrs. Watanabe tosses her panties at new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has vowed to fight […]

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