GDP, Wages, Stock Market all Disappoint

posted by Richard Katz on September 08, 2015

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro


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Japan’s stock market is no longer falling simply in tandem with the global reaction to the financial turmoil in China, but to Japan’s own weakness


This has not been a good few weeks for the Japanese economy. The stock market, the wage report for July, the GDP revision, and car sales in August have all provided disappointments.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics In International Affairs, the New York correspondent for Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business magazine, and formerly the editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan.

Mr. Katz has taught about Japan’s economy as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, and as a Visiting Lecturer in Economics at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.

Mr. Katz is the author of two books on Japan's economic travails and has just finished a third book on reviving entrepreeurship in Japan.

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