from Breakingviews:

Hitachi’s $2 bln deal signals Italy open for M&A

February 24, 2015

By Quentin Webb

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s inflation test: Mapping the road to 2 pct

February 23, 2015

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan Post pays $5.1bln for global expansion stamp

February 18, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen

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

from The Great Debate:

In Japan, some blame the victims for Islamic State hostage crisis

By Peter Van Buren
January 23, 2015

A manager watches a news program, about an Islamic State video purporting to show two Japanese captives, at a Japanese style pub in Tokyo

A manager watches a news program, about an Islamic State video purporting to show two Japanese captives, at a Japanese style pub in Tokyo January 20, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

from Breakingviews:

Asian conglomerates lose plot in $10bln CITIC deal

January 21, 2015

By Una Galani

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan index: BOJ easing fails to score quick gains

January 16, 2015

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s cash helicopter may be first to take off

January 2, 2015

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

Goodbye tech conglomerates, hello “ecosystems”

December 19, 2014

By Una Galani

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

from Breakingviews:

Sony email shareholders would like to see

December 17, 2014

By Rob Cox

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

from Breakingviews:

Sorry, this is as good as the global recovery gets

By Edward Hadas
December 16, 2014

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At the beginning of 2014, many people were optimistic about the world economy. For the fifth straight year, it had seemed safe to declare the lingering effects of the 2008 financial crisis over and done with. This time is different: 2015 is likely to begin in a merited atmosphere of gloom.