Last quote by Takeshi Minami
If you take (Abe's) words literally, then there is a possibility for Kuroda to continue his role. It's probably toward the end-year or at the beginning of next year that the next governor will be decided. It's still far ahead, so you can say (Abe's comments) are rare.
Jan 30 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Takeshi Minami is associated, including BOJ and Asia. Most recently, Takeshi Minami has been quoted saying: “Global demand is firming up as emerging markets in Asia are catching up with a recovery in advanced economies. If debate on protectionism leads to an unwelcome rise in the yen, that would dampen the momentum towards a pickup in Japan's exports though.” in the article Japan exports up for first time in 15 months, U.S. protectionism poses risks. An other article where Takeshi Minami has been quoted is Japan firms ramp up output, signs economy brightening.
Takeshi Minami quotes
Downside risks to the economy have become apparent.
Exports are still seesawing. Falling oil prices will benefit importing nations, but we should also be aware of the fact that they stem from anxiety over the global outlook.
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Quotes by Takeshi Minami
Jan 25 2017
Global demand is firming up as emerging markets in Asia are catching up with a recovery in advanced economies. If debate on protectionism leads to an unwelcome rise in the yen, that would dampen the momentum towards a pickup in Japan's exports though.
Dec 28 2016
While domestic demand still lacks strength, a pick-up in exports is driving up production. Output will likely continue recovering moderately ahead.
Dec 16 2016
The trend of moderate recovery in the global economy is gaining momentum, especially emerging economies. A weaker yen is expected to inflate the value of exports ahead and the global economic recovery will likely help the volume as well.
Dec 14 2016
It should be taken as another factor for the central bank to stand pat on policy for the time being.
Dec 12 2016
Machinery orders are basically flat but picking up slightly. If this pick up continues, capital expenditure might increase in fiscal 2017.
Nov 25 2016
There are signs inflation is picking up, so the BOJ is seen maintaining its current policy for the time being.
Oct 28 2016
Companies are struggling to raise prices because consumption is weak. The rise in household income remains modest and people aren't sure economic prospects will brighten ahead, prompting them to withhold spending.
Sep 08 2016
Household income gains are not strong enough to drive up private consumption, while the yen's gains are expected to undermine exports and capital spending gradually but surely.
May 23 2016
Drops in U.S.-bound car exports were noise.
Apr 03 2015
The government compiles extra budgets around the year-end every year, so the impact is diminishing.