Japan: What lies ahead? - Nomura

By FXstreet.com | Updated July 30, 2014 AAA

FXStreet (Bali) - Research Analysts at Nomura shares their views on the Japanese economy going forward, noting that they expect the BOJ to increase its purchases of JGBs and some riskier assets.



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"We expect the economy to overcome the consumption tax drag even though growth in Q2 2014 is likely to be negative."



"We expect the core CPI to average 1.1% y-o-y (excluding the impact of VAT) in FY2015, but still well below the 2% target."



"We expect the BOJ to increase its purchases of JGBs and some riskier assets, mainly ETFs, in October 2014."



"The main risks are yen appreciation, a worsening European debt problem, and the US and China slowing."



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