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With deflation in BOJ’s crosshairs, the yen is sure to weaken further – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. In spite of all the recent stimulus talk, Bank of Japan continues to battle deflation. NY Times: – Deflation remains firmly entrenched in Japan, figures showed Friday, as the central bank projected that its targeted level for inflation…

Counterparties: Central banks warn about central banks | Felix Salmon

The BIS annual report is out, and you probably won’t read a more depressing economic brief this year. The gruesome details: Global economic growth in advanced economies was halved last year, to 1.6%, amidst an “abysmal fiscal outlook”; we have “a global banking system that is still dependent on economic support”; bank credit spreads are…