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Description: The Bank of Japan (BOJ) was in a bind on Monday. Its currency, the yen, was crashing while yields on their government bonds were surging. The solution — four days of unbridled bond buying by the BOJ to stem the hemorrhaging and contain interest rates. While the gambit worked (for now), Wall Street is waking up to this potential canary in the coal mine.

Source: Yahoo.Finance.com

Date: Mar 31, 2022

Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-the-tanking-japanese-yen-should-concern-stock-investors-morning-brief-090923267.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What does report say about the Japanese situation and the strategies followed?
  • Why should the world be concerned, according to the report?
  • Do you think the concern is justified?
  • What should investors do?

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