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You might as well “write off” the whole Japanese economy

Posted by Adrian on October 31, 2008

If they decide to cut rates to 0.25% (from the 7year low) and intervene with FX reserves (to try and drop the JPY gains).

Is there anything worth investing in Japan? Stocks are 20+ years of ‘going nowhere’, JPY is volatile (maybe a sell ‘short-term’), property (is history). The whole economy looks like it will never recover, ever.

When inflation comes back on board (and it will, with a vengeance)…Japan will be wiped off the economic map.

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One Response to “You might as well “write off” the whole Japanese economy”

  1. […] is of course a false dichotomy, as does the European Central bank. As I wrote ( albeit briefly) You might as well “write off” the whole Japanese economy, Japan could be that economic dead zone that the world is going to face. The concern would be, with […]

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