Japanese automakers (NSANY.OB, TM, HMC, MZDAY.PK, SZKMY.PK) are watching the trip by Japanese PM...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese automakers (NSANY.OB, TM, HMC, MZDAY.PK, SZKMY.PK) are watching the trip by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to parts of Southeast Asia closely to see if the emboldened leader ratchets up the rhetoric on containing China after his party scored an election victory earlier this week. The group saw sales in China recover from the depths of a prolonged demand slump tied to anti-Japan sentiment in China and would just as soon the saber-rattling quiet down.