Japan 2017 Outlook: Abenomics 2.0

By Chris Taylor, head of Japanese Equities, Neptune

Abe, having reinforced his political position domestically, will most likely hold off any further major policy enactments until after president Trump has settled into the White House and enacted some of his own. Then a relaunch of the Three Arrows programme is likely, or Abenomics 2.0, including both fiscal and monetary measures to kickstart the domestic economy and improve wages, argues Chris Taylor as he reviews 2016 and explains his outlook for the year ahead.

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