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Economics

14FEB 2018

Japanese growth moderates, but eighth consecutive quarter of positive GDP growth confirmed

Quickview: Consumption and capex the bright spots in a weaker-than-expected Japan GDP report.

2017

DECEMBER

04DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Japanese equities

The policy environment for Japanese companies looks favourable for the year ahead, although external risks remain.

01DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global economy

In the first part of our series of articles assessing the outlook for next year, Keith Wade discusses whether the Goldilocks combination of strong growth and low inflation can continue in 2018.

NOVEMBER

23NOV 2017

Retirement

World pension ages on the rise: when will you retire?

State pension ages are rising around the world. We compare increases in different countries and suggest how people can still retire early

15NOV 2017

Economics

Pick up in net exports supports Japanese Q3 GDP growth

Japan confirms seventh consecutive quarter of positive growth at 1.4% q/q in Q3.

JULY

11JUL 2017

Markets

20 years on: could the Asian financial crisis be repeated?

Matthew Dobbs, a veteran Asian fund manager, was in the eye of the storm in 1997. He examines why it happened and whether it could be repeated

JUNE

01JUN 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the most predictable element of investing in Japan

Andrew Rose explains why the geopolitical backdrop should not distract investors from positive company-level changes in Japan.

APRIL

18APR 2017

Markets

How currencies move stockmarkets

These charts illustrate how and why US, UK and Japanese stockmarkets are affected by currency swings.