Shirakawa revival sought amid rout: Japan Credit

Jun 8, 2013

Shirakawa revival sought amid rout: Japan Credit

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s success in fueling inflation expectations has caused some investors to seek a revival in his predecessor’s policies to temper the worst Japanese government bond losses in nine years. JGBs maturing in more than 10 years have lost 3.8 ...

Mar 14, 2011

Cheating and the cheated

Perhaps only in Japan could a young man be arrested for the crime of “obstructing university operations by fraudulent means.” For weeks, the nation’s headlines have been jammed with the story about a student who cheated on the entrance exam for four prestigious universities, ...