Isabel Reynolds

For Isabel Reynolds's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

DP urges BOJ to abandon negative interest rates

Jun 8, 2016

DP urges BOJ to abandon negative interest rates

The Bank of Japan should ditch its negative interest rate policy because it is spreading unease among savers and small companies, the main opposition party said a month ahead of an Upper House election. Shiori Yamao, 41, a former public prosecutor turned policy chief ...

Fashion maven asked to tell women about national debt

Feb 29, 2016

Fashion maven asked to tell women about national debt

As the editor of a string of successful fashion titles, Hiromi Sogo has spent three decades telling Japanese women what to wear. Her new task is to try to interest them in a drier topic: fiscal policy. Sogo, the editor-in-chief of luxury magazines Vingt-Cinq ...