Author: Richard Smart

Richard Smart is a Tokyo-based freelance journalist who writes on business, society, and the economy.

Articles by Richard Smart

  • “Abenomics” Opens Up Prospects for Japanese Investment
    Published on July 29, 2013 in Capital Markets
    The combination of Japanese monetary policies, government spending policy, and structural reforms being carried out under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent the Japanese stock market up by about 60 percent and weakened the national currency to around ¥100 against the dollar, about a 20 percent decline. However, hurdles remain on the path to success.