Japanese automakers could get a lift if Shinzo Abe wins the national election in Japan slated...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese automakers could get a lift if Shinzo Abe wins the national election in Japan slated for December 16. The LDP candidate is viewed as likely to move to weaken the nation's currency and boost government spending. A powerful yen has been a nagging drag on the bottom lines of Toyota (TM), Honda (HMC), and Nissan (NSANY.OB) over the last few years.