Japan"s demand for long-term external financial assets in the 1980"s

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University ofTokyo, Institute of Social Science , Tokyo
Statementby Kawai Masahiro.
SeriesUniversity of Tokyo, Institute of Social Science. Occasional papers in capitalist economies and international relations -- No.4
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Open LibraryOL13964175M

The Lost Decade or the Lost 10 Years (失われた十年, Ushinawareta Jūnen) was a period of economic stagnation in Japan from about tocaused by the Japanese asset price bubble's collapse in late From tothe Japanese economy, as measured by GDP, grew only % annually, well below that of other industrialized nations.

The term originally referred to the years. Banks. Japan's traditional banking system was segmented into clearly defined components in the late s: commercial banks (thirteen major and sixty-four smaller regional banks), long-term credit banks (seven), trust banks (seven), mutual loan and savings banks (sixty-nine), and various specialized financial institutions.

The Japanese asset price bubble (バブル景気, baburu keiki, "bubble economy") was an economic bubble in Japan from to in which real estate and stock market prices were greatly inflated. In earlythis price bubble burst and Japan's economy stagnated.

The bubble was characterized by rapid acceleration of asset prices and overheated economic activity, as well as an. conducting a case study exercise based on Japan’s macroeconomic conditions in the late s.

Section VI concludes. Japan’s asset price bubble in the late s In this section I summarise the characteristics of the asset price bubble in the late s, based on Japan’s historical experience of asset price inflation in the postwar Size: KB. One of the direct causes of the banking crisis in Japan was the bursting of the asset price bubble in the period from the late s to the early s.

After the Plaza Accord, Japan pursued expansionary fiscal and monetary policies to counter fears of recession brought. Long story short, Japan amassed this mountain of debt by maintaining a large budget deficit ever since the Japanese asset price bubble burst.

The promotion of nonbank intermediaries (pension funds and mutual funds) in developing countries such as Chile has not always guaranteed an increased demand for long-term assets (Opazo, Raddatz and Schmukler, ; Stewart, ). Policy challenge. Attempts to actively promote long-term finance have proved both challenging and controversial.

Because of Japan's importance in the Asia region, Section V of the book, "Japan and Asia," looks at the impact of reforms in Japan on other Asian countries. In Chapter 2, "Current Issues Facing the Financial Sector," Tim Callen and Martin Mühleisen provide an overview of recent developments in the banking and life insurance sectors.

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Japan - Japan - World War II and defeat: The European war presented the Japanese with tempting opportunities. After the Nazi attack on Russia inthe Japanese were torn between German urgings to join the war against the Soviets and their natural inclination to seek richer prizes from the European colonial territories to the south.

In Japan occupied northern Indochina in an attempt to. Japan, several months of outright deflation could contribute to inflation expectations becoming de-anchored from policy objectives. For exporters, central banks will have to balance the need to support growth against the need to contain inflation and currency pressures.

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Japan's external assets (overseas assets held by residents in Japan) as of the end of amounted to 1, trillion yen, while its external liabilities (assets held in Japan by nonresidents) were trillion yen. As a result, Japan's net international investment position (external assets minus external liabilities) were trillion yen.

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, critics of monetary policy argued that it was ineffective. The Federal Reserve had moved interest rates to historic lows without a significant stimulus effect. Some economists wondered if, like Japan in the s, the United States was.

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The country emerged from World War II as a military victor but with a debilitated manufacturing sector. Postwar recovery was relatively slow, and it took nearly 40 years, with additional.

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suffer a monetary loss and see the foreign currency value of dollar assets decrease by the amount of the exchange rate change. alters the level of the economy's total demand for goods and services.

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bond yields then climbed to a high of nearly 15% by This was the turning point for the century's second bull market. Japan Economic Growth The economy will contract this year, as the Covid crisis weighs on consumption and investment, and reduces demand for Japanese exports. Moreover, the Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed until next year.

That said, huge and coordinated fiscal and monetary policy stimulus should limit the downturn. Mid s to The first of these three periods saw total debt to GDP running at around %, during which government debt levels fell whilst corporate borrowing rose as a share of national income.

to The second phase saw an acceleration in borrowing. Japan's fiscal support and an expected recovery in external demand should help the economy to return to quarterly growth in the second half ofFitch said. But it also expects bigger fiscal deficits in and would add significantly to public debt.

It is difficult to separate fact from rhetoric on this matter. The Japanese are targeting fuel economy in Japan (U.S. Department of Commerce and Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association, ) under the threat of tougher U.S.

corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) laws and the possibility that Japan will adopt its own version of CAFE standards, and because the price of gas is nearly $4 a.

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At the same time, financial innovation created assets that seemed to improve the risk-return tradeoff, albeit in very complicated and opaque structures. The supply of these assets, which proved to be far riskier than understood at the time, was augmented by lax lending standards and inadequate supervision.

Lost Decade: The s for Japan, and the first decade of the current millennium for the United States.

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To start with, macroeconomic factors that supported Japan’s strong post-war economic recovery such as high investment ratios backed by savings mobilization, technology progress, flexible labor supply, and favorable external conditions will be reviewed. Then, market practices of a long-term nature that were often referred to as.

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