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Category Archives: Liberal Democratic Party

Exit Polls Project Sweeping Victory, Supermajority For Japan’s Abe

As widely expected, Japan Prime Minister Abe’s ruling coalition is set for a sweeping victory in Sunday’s general election, and may retain the two-thirds parliamentary majority needed to revise Japan’s constitution, according to an NHK exit poll. Shortly after polls closed at 8pm, an NHK exit poll showed that Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party and coalition […]

Key Events And FX Week Ahead: Central Banks Send Markets Into A Coma, Someone Say Something New Please!

European politics returns with a bang this week, when not only will attention be focused on Austria to see if the right wing Freedom Party joins the People's Party in a historic governing coalition, in an embarrassing blow to Europe's establishment, but also whether Catalan President Puidgemont will (again) fomally – and this time clearly […]

S&P Futures Flat, Spain Rebounds, Nikkei Closes At 21 Year High

S&P500 futures point to a slightly lower open, as Asian stocks rise to trade near decade highs, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 closing at highest since 1996. European stocks are little changed, with Spanish shares gaining after Catalan President rows back from an immediate declaration of independence. MSCI's all-world stocks index briefly hit a fresh record […]

Abe’s Days Numbered? DB Warns Japan PM “May Be Forced Out” Leading To Spike In Yields

Almost exactly ten years ago, on September 12, 2007 Japan’s current prime minister Shinzo Abe resigned less than a year into a tenure dogged by scandals, the suicide of a minister, a raft of resignations and corruption allegations, and a humiliating election drubbing for his Liberal Democratic Party. Never one to shrink away from resposibility, […]

Abe’s Party Suffers “Historic Defeat” In Tokyo Elections, USDJPY Slides

On Sunday Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party suffered what Reuters called a “historic defeat” in the Tokyo assembly election, losing to an upstart outfit in an vote that is seen as a harbinger for Japan’s national elections, and signaling trouble ahead for the premier who has suffered from slumping support after a series […]

As Obama Plans Retaliation Against “Russian Hacking”, A Problem Emerges

In a fiery press conference on Friday, shortly before departing for his last Hawaiian vacation, president Obama accused the press of being responsible for Hillary Clinton’s loss, slammed “domestic propagandists” who he said were responsible for the risk of “fake news” and assisting foreign counter-US propaganda, but more importantly Obama vowed to “send a clear […]

Warmongers Delight: Abe Hits Super-Majority With Sweeping Victory In Japan Election

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The warmongers and gun manufacturers are cheering today as Shinzo Abe Wins Sweeping Victory in Japan Elections. Shinzo Abe has won a sweeping victory in elections to Japan’s upper house, leaving him within reach of a parliamentary supermajority that would allow the government to revise Japan’s pacifist constitution.   […]

America’s One-Party Government

Submitted by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic-Culture.org Today’s United States is a more realistic version of the type of society that George Orwell fictionally described in his allegorical novel 1984. Like in 1984, the American public don’t know that they’re merely the tools of some unseen aristocracy who manipulate them by fear of ‘the other’, some […]

Japanese Finance Minister Reminds Elderly “Hurry Up & Die”

Everyone knows that Japan, whose population is now declining for the first time in its history…   …sold more adult than baby diapers for the first time in 2012, and is "older" than any nation in the world, has a "demographic problem."   What few may know, however, is that it also has a secret […]

NIRP Goes Political For Japan’s Abe As Opposition Party Demands “Withdrawal Of Negative Interest Rates”

It's taken roughly five months, but in addition to having skeptics within the BoJ, NIRP has now encountered political opposition. Ahead of an Upper House election next month, Shiori Yamao, a former public prosecutor turned policy chief of the Democratic party (the main opposition party to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party) is calling […]