Michael Klimes

For Michael Klimes's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

/ Aug 23, 2013

EBRD chief voices growth hopes for recovery in stakeholder Japan

Japan’s economic recovery could help bolster global growth, Suma Chakrabarti, president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, said in a recent written interview. “A return to buoyancy in the world’s third-largest economy could certainly help bolster overall global economic demand at a ...

Oct 23, 2012

Gold touted as currency crisis 'bridge'

Gold is a bridge between “the old currency system” and “whatever comes next,” said Paul Tustain, founder and chief executive of BullionVault, a leading online gold and silver trading company based in London. Tustain said recently he absolutely believes the world will face a ...

Gold may bring some shine to investors' assets

Sep 25, 2012

Gold may bring some shine to investors' assets

Gold could become attractive as a “hedge against risk” and “diversifying asset” for institutional investors in Japan, Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment at the World Gold Council, said. In an interview, Grubb said the two main drivers for a move to gold will ...