from Breakingviews:

M&A diplomacy features in $29 bln tech deal

September 24, 2013

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s bond market calm hides fiscal disquiet

September 11, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

Suntory pays up to quench thirst for Japan escape

September 10, 2013

By Una Galani

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan index: Wages and consumption stymie recovery

September 9, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s Olympic boost will be mostly psychological

September 9, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen

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

from Breakingviews:

The lessons for China from Japan’s lost decade

September 3, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Photographers' Blog:

The quiet of a nuclear beach

August 29, 2013

Iwaki, Japan

By Issei Kato

“I have to arrive at the beach before it starts raining.” This is what I was thinking as I drove up to the Fukushima coast, less than 35 km (21 miles) from the crippled nuclear plant. Because the weather forecast said it was going to rain in the region, I had packed a waterproof kit for my camera and beach gear so I could be ready to photograph the beach.

from MacroScope:

Does less QE from the Fed necessarily mean a stronger dollar?

August 16, 2013

Based on the latest U.S. Treasury flows data, it may be time to ditch the textbook theory that says less monetary stimulus means a stronger currency - at least for now.

from Breakingviews:

Why Japan’s corporate tax rate should remain high

August 15, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from MacroScope:

Japan’s ‘quadrillion’ feat

August 12, 2013

The age of the quadrillion is finally here.

After years of being stuck in millions, billions, trillions and other terms that usually come up short of twelve zeros, Japan has broken out, with its debt crossing the magical 15 zero barrier.