Japan's Abe says he will strive to boost jobs, income and generate positive economic cycle

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: News

Japanese PM Abe speaking in Tokyo 19 June

  • govt's top priority is still to continue economic revitalisation
  • proceeding with growth strategy
  • structural reforms key to revitalising economy

In your own time Mr A.

  • aims to confirm close cooperation among Japan, US, S. Korea at G20 summit to deal with escalating provocation from N. Korea
  • doesn't think closer US-China relationship will be of demerit to Japan
  • wants to agree on broad framework on Japan-EU EPA asap

Meanwhile USDJPY finding sellers again around 111.20 and back down to 111.03. GBPUSD up to 1.2810 as EURGBP continues to fall and now testing 0.8730 support.

     Abe - Thirsty work, all this jawboning