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Japan’s First Quarter GDP Rose Annual 3.5% vs Forecast 2.7% Rise



Japan’s First Quarter GDP Rose Annual 3.5% vs Forecast 2.7% Rise


Japan’s economy grew more than analysts estimated in the first quarter as consumer
and exports climbed.

The key factor is consumer spending s up , they key factor .A BOOMING  stock market is making consumers feel richer helping to fuel spending and growth in the world’s third-biggest economy.


The yen has weakened more than 16% against the USD and 14% against the € this year, the largest declines of the 16 major currencies. The Nikkei 225 Stock Average (NKY) rose 45% , more than twice the gain in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

Japanese government bonds halted the biggest three-day slide in almost a decade yesterday after the central bank announced a 2.8 trillion yen infusion of funds. Benchmark 10-year yields traded at 0.85 percent yesterday after surging .


All good news , may it continue in Japan .

Tony Evans

From A booming Japan


Breaking News – Bank Of Japan looking to increase inflation figures !


The Yen Hitting 100 against $ – In the next 24 hours ?

I have been looking at the Yen fluctuating and slightly strengthen against the USD ahead of data forecast to show U.S. retail sales stalled in March, adding to
signs the Federal Reserve will need to maintain stimulus measures. But I am taking a view that FED might look at reducing liquidity . 

Also the BOJ looking at increasing the inflation forecast !They are so bullish on

I am going against the trend and think the USD will strengthen with the report .

As always only time will say .

Lets lock and load .

Tony Evans , Tokyo American Club

Bloomberg -Dollar Drops Before Retail Sales Data; Yen Halts Decline to 100

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