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Weekly Economic Perspectives

Stage Being Set for Bank of Japan Rate Hike

In the first five months this year, Japanese investment funds’ total net assets grew a whopping $204.5 billion, 44% of which was denominated in foreign currencies, predominantly in USD. The yen declined to 161.0 against the US dollar this week, the lowest since 1986.

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Investment Strategist

Japanese Household Assets Are Rising on Investments

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