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Mar 7, 2014
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Japan pension debate goes beyond bonds and stocks

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Japan’s pension reform debate is heating up. But it’s in danger of missing the wood for the trees.

Mar 7, 2014
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Japan pension debate goes beyond bonds and stocks

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Japan’s pension reform debate is heating up. But it’s in danger of missing the wood for the trees.

Mar 5, 2014
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Singapore is not the world’s most expensive city

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Singapore is not the most expensive place on the globe. A much-cited survey has declared the city-state to be the world’s costliest. But it suffers from a flawed methodology.

Mar 5, 2014
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Singapore is not the world’s most expensive city

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Singapore is not the most expensive place on the globe. A much-cited survey has declared the city-state to be the world’s costliest. But it suffers from a flawed methodology.

Feb 26, 2014
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Japan bond investors’ overseas trip may flop again

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By Andy Mukherjee 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Japanese bond investors’ latest overseas trip might flop, just like last summer’s foray. That’s bad news for the investors and for Tokyo’s anti-deflation campaign.

Feb 26, 2014
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Japan bond investors’ overseas trip may flop again

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By Andy Mukherjee 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Japanese bond investors’ latest overseas trip might flop, just like last summer’s foray. That’s bad news for the investors and for Tokyo’s anti-deflation campaign.

Feb 25, 2014

Emerging market fitness plan: Diet, workout, pill

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expressed are his own.)

By Andy Mukherjee

SINGAPORE, Feb 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Emerging markets
are health cheats. Most deny they are addicted to hot money
until they are in intensive care with doctors from the
International Monetary Fund hovering over them. Some, like
Argentina, even fiddle with vital health scores to avoid
confronting bad news. India professes to be shocked, shocked at
the prospect of a credit ratings downgrade.

Feb 24, 2014
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G20’s growth pledge is missing a demand booster

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The G20’s promise to add an extra 2 percentage points to global GDP is missing a crucial demand booster.

Feb 24, 2014
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G20’s growth pledge is missing a demand booster

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By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The G20’s promise to add an extra 2 percentage points to global GDP is missing a crucial demand booster.

Feb 19, 2014

India in depth: Investors want realism, get magic

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions
expressed are his own.)

By Andy Mukherjee

SINGAPORE, Feb 19 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Investors tuned
in to Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s last budget
speech expecting realism. They got treated to a magic show
instead.

    • About Andy

      "Andy Mukherjee covers Asian economies from Singapore. He joined from The Straits Times where he was a senior writer. Andy spent eight years at Bloomberg News, the last five as an Asia columnist. In 2004, and again in 2006, he was awarded the second prize for outstanding commentary writing by the New York-based South Asian Journalists' Association. He left Bloomberg to join a start-up business television station in Mumbai where he was the executive editor until 2010. Andy has an undergraduate degree in journalism from University of Delhi."
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