Macroeconomia e mais. Recursos para as aulas do Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
sábado, 26 de novembro de 2016
Japão dívida pública e taxa de juros
The global bond-market sell-off tests Japan’s ability to keep yields down
HARUHIKO KURODA is not a man to be put off by an unexpected setback. On November 17th the governor of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) gave his defiant take on the implications for Japanese monetary policy of the global market gyrations that have followed the surprise election of Donald Trump. Interest rates, he noted, have risen in America. “But that doesn’t mean that we have to automatically allow Japanese interest rates to increase in tandem.” A sell-off triggered by Mr Trump’s win wiped more than $1.2trn off the value of the world’s bond markets as investors bet that his administration will stoke America’s economic engines and drive up inflation. Bond yields rose sharply around the world as investors ...