from Breakingviews:

Triple defence will shield Japan from tax burden

March 31, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Global Investing:

Asia’s path to prosperity and investment opportunities

March 19, 2014

Investors have been worried about the effect of a Chinese slowdown on Asian emerging markets, but the long-term growth story is still intact, according to specialist investment manager Matthews Asia.

from Breakingviews:

Japan stock market selloff is a temporary setback

March 19, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

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

from MacroScope:

Putin welcomes Crimea in

By Mike Peacock
March 18, 2014

Vladimir Putin has told Russia’s Duma that he has approved a draft treaty to bring Ukraine’s Crimea region into Russia and in doing so continues to turn a deaf ear to the West’s sanctions-backed plea to come to the negotiating table.

from Anatole Kaletsky:

Japan as the crisis next time

By Anatole Kaletsky
March 14, 2014

Which major economy is most likely to disappoint expectations this year, and perhaps even cause a financial crisis big enough to break the momentum of global economic recovery? The usual suspects are China and southern Europe. But in my view the most likely culprit will be Japan.

from Breakingviews:

Japan index: Weak demand shows need for stimulus

March 11, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Photographers' Blog:

Fukushima’s children

March 10, 2014

Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

By Toru Hanai

It will soon be the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that wrecked the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

from Breakingviews:

Japan pension debate goes beyond bonds and stocks

March 7, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s Alibaba stake both blessing and burden

February 27, 2014

By Una Galani

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan bond investors’ overseas trip may flop again

February 26, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee 

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