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  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe re-elected as head of Japan's ruling party
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    Japan Leaders


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  • Japan PM Abe, US President Trump to hold summit on Sept 26
  • At UN, Trump to again confront North Korea's nuclear threat

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    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe re-elected as head of Japan's ruling party
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    Deputy Prime Minister


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    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


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  • Reminder to Shinzo Abe: The Economy Is Your Legacy
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    Minister of Education


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    Minister of Energy


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    Minister of Finance


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  • UK Government strengthens ties with the powerhouses of Asia
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    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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  • Japanese state minister for foreign affairs to visit Pakistan this week
  • Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs visits FM Qureshi

    Minister of Internal Affairs


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  • Bank of Japan fights a war of attrition to reach inflation goal
  • Poll: Approval rating for Abe Cabinet unchanged at 50%

    Minister of Justice


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  • Abe likely to retain Kishida as LDP policy chief

    Minister of Health


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  • A long haulJapan's prime minister is more of a survivor than a reformer

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • FG, Japan sign MoU for investments in infrastructure
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    Minister of Sports


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  • Education ministry's top bureaucrat Kazuo Todani quits amid bribery ...

    Director of State Security Service


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    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Presidents Chief of Staff


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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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    Opposition


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  • Maldives' opposition presidential candidate claims victory

    Economic News and Data


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  • Japan's successful economic model
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  • Weak exports sink July GDP for disaster-hit Japan
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    Investment

  • Investment Casting Market Segmented By Growth Factors, Players ...
  • RDIF invests in WayRay
  • Vietnamese online marketplace Sendo pins hopes on rural shoppers
  • Have £2000? Here are 2 investment trusts you might regret not buying
  • Fidelity to cut charges in Japan investment trust
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    Demographics

  • Japan needs strong exports to manage its existential socioeconomic ...
  • How one Hokkaido town curbed population decline in graying Japan
  • Aging populations challenge China, India, Iran and Japan
  • Japan's science ministry seeks large budget increase, prioritizing ...
  • Easy money in China, Japan bodes well for real estate investments
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    Export/Import

  • Japan exports rise on growing US-bound shipments amid trade war ...
  • Japan exports seen rising modestly; CPI ticking up
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  • Double Leveraging China Amid Trade Tensions
  • Bank of Japan holds policy despite trade perils
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    Public Spending

  • Japan plans record budget spending, less new debt in fiscal 2018 ...
  • Unlike Trump's Tax Reform, Japan's Taxation Plan Is Neither Bold ...
  • Shinzo Abe Is Expected to Delay the Balancing of Japan's Budget
  • Japan's budget for AI promotion less than 20% of US, China
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  • Japan 2017: 7 days for P40,000 and some change
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    Public Debt

  • Japan Bonds Set for Biggest Foreign Outflow in Two Years on BOJ
  • Finance Ministry seeks record 2019 budget to boost welfare, defense
  • Managing Japan's debt and the financial risks
  • When Will Japan's Debt Crisis Implode?
  • China's Debt Bomb
  • How Financial Market Vocabulary and Lingo Have Changed Since ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-10JPGDP Private Consumption QoQ Prel Q2-0.10%00
    2018-08-10JPGDP Price Index YoY Prel Q20.50%00
    2018-08-10JPGDP Growth Rate QoQ Prel Q2-0.20%0.20%00
    2018-08-10JPGDP Growth Annualized Prel Q2-0.60%0.90%00
    2018-08-10JPGDP Capital Expenditure QoQ Prel Q20.30%00
    2018-08-10JPGDP External Demand QoQ Prel Q20.10%00
    2018-08-10JPPPI MoM JUL0.20%00
    2018-08-10JPPPI YoY JUL2.80%2.80%00
    2018-08-10JPTertiary Industry Index MoM JUN0.10%00
    2018-08-09JPForeign Bond Investment 04/AUG?526.5B? 323.3B00