Japan goes to the polls over the weekend, and the LDP is expected to have a big victory,...
Friday, December 14, 2012, 2:51 PM ETJapan goes to the polls over the weekend, and the LDP is expected to have a big victory, ushering in Shinzo Abe as PM. Abe has been clear about the need for the BOJ to target a higher inflation rate. Stocks and the yen have responded - the Nikkei rising 12% in a month, and the yen nearing its YTD low vs. the dollar. Stay nimble. If the LDP wins by a smallish margin, Sunday night could be a tough one for trend-followers.
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