from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Buy into the consolidation

September 13, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

Markets displayed a spirited bounce-back after nearly four weeks of decline with the Nifty closing at 7,789, or 1.7 percent higher, on the back of supportive global cues and several reforms by the government.

from MacroScope:

Japan inflation expectations wilting once again

September 9, 2015

Not againThe biggest attention grabber out of Japan is today's 7.7% moonshot on the stock market, based on hopes of further central bank stimulus in Asia as well as an expected corporation tax cut over the next few years. Never mind that this comes just one day after the Nikkei joined many other major global stock indexes in wiping out its gains for the year.

from Breakingviews:

Japan index: Bonus bounty lifts sluggish economy

September 9, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Deepening economic ties belie China-Japan tension

September 3, 2015

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

Hostility between Asia’s two biggest economies is bubbling up again. But commercial logic is pulling in the other direction: Japan’s economic success increasingly depends on China, and vice versa.

from Breakingviews:

With strong new backer, Olam gets what Noble needs

August 28, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s hired gun takes high road to ownership

August 20, 2015

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

from The Great Debate:

Want the truth of World War Two? Don’t ask Japan.

August 18, 2015

Men dressed as Japanese imperial army soldiers march at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

Men dressed as Japanese imperial army soldiers march at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo August 15, 2015, to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. REUTERS/Issei Kato

from Breakingviews:

Best chapter in Pearson breakup story yet to come

August 5, 2015

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

from The Great Debate:

As U.S. influence in Asia falters, allies increasingly look to themselves

July 31, 2015

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force'S new helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo is seen before its launching ceremony in Yokohama

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's new helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo is seen before its launching ceremony in Yokohama, south of Tokyo August 6, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

from Breakingviews:

Edward Hadas: Nikkei joins demographic denial cult

July 29, 2015

Why did Nikkei buy the Financial Times? As my colleague Rob Cox points out, the best explanation is demographic. Thanks to minimal immigration and a small number of children, the population of the Japanese group’s home market is shrinking by about 30 percent each generation. Many companies that want to grow – as shareholders and managers generally expect big firms to do – have to look abroad for expansion.