from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: FT is to Nikkei as Jim Beam is to Suntory

By Rob Cox
July 24, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Financial logic in $1.3 bln FT buy is paper thin

July 23, 2015

By Jennifer Saba

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

from The Great Debate:

Japan’s pacifism fades, but most Japanese aren’t happy about it

July 20, 2015

Protesters burn an illustration of Japanese military flag featuring a portrait of Tojo, former general of the Imperial Japanese Army and WW2 Japanese PM, during a demonstration outside the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong

Protesters burn an illustration of a Japanese military flag featuring a portrait of Hideki Tojo, Japan's prime minister during World War Two, during a demonstration outside the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong, July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s solar ambitions fly close to the Son

June 23, 2015

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

from The Great Debate:

Why China is far from ready to meet the U.S. on a global battlefront

June 22, 2015

Two J-10 fighter jets fly past each other at China International Aviation & Aeropsace Exhibition in China's Zhuhai

Two J-10 fighter jets from the People's Liberation Army Air Force August 1st AerobaticsTeam during a demonstration at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

from Breakingviews:

How to tell if Japan’s shareholder love-in is real

June 15, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Tokio Marine learning lessons in value destruction

June 10, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s GDP lift is bounty from currency war

June 8, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s $1 bln Korean deal needs to travel well

June 4, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Toyota’s new hybrids should have stayed in the lab

June 2, 2015

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

Toyota’s new convertibles should have stayed in the lab. The world’s top automaker, courting long-term investors, has cobbled together a jalopy-style security that does little for Toyota and disadvantages existing shareholders. Better hope that Japan Inc. doesn’t follow suit.