Column: After ‘buying the yen for speculation’, is it a comeback to ‘selling the yen for actual demand’ = Mr. Daisuke Karakama | Reuters

Daisuke Karakama Mizuho Bank Chief Market Economist [Tokyo, 24th]- Looking at the yen position in the IMM currency futures trading, which is often the focus of speculative movements in the foreign exchange market, as of January 17, 2023, it is a net sell of $ 2.24 billion. there is This is the smallest net short … Read more

Angle: The Chinese government cannot protect the elderly, and the bereaved families of corona victims are angry | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Former high school teacher Ayria was devastated. His 85-year-old father died after showing symptoms of what he believed to be COVID-19. The virus is spreading in the southeastern province of Jiangxi, where the family lives. Hundreds of millions of Chinese people will start moving in time for the Lunar New Year holidays, … Read more

China’s corona infection peaks in many areas = state media | Reuters

[北京 10日 ロイター] – China’s state-run media said on Wednesday that officials believed the novel coronavirus infection had already passed its peak in many parts of the country. BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state-run media reported on Wednesday that officials believe the novel coronavirus infection has already passed its peak in many parts of the country. … Read more

Chinese arriving in South Korea, missing after finding positive for corona, authorities track | Reuters

South Korean authorities said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese national who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus upon arrival and went missing while waiting in a quarantine facility. A picture taken at Incheon International Airport in Seoul in 2023. REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI [ソウル 4日 ロイター] – South Korean authorities announced on the 4th … Read more

Outlook for 2023: The structure of the rising dollar, rising risk of yen appreciation = Osamu Takashima | Reuters

Osamu Takashima Citigroup Securities Chief FX Strategist TOKYO (2nd) – The dollar/yen, which approached 152 yen in October 2022, fell sharply in November following the release of the US Consumer Price Index (CPI), which suggests that inflation has eased. Expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will ease its pace of monetary tightening have risen … Read more

Italy appeals to Chinese travelers for corona tests EU countries are reluctant | Reuters

Italian Prime Minister Meloni said at a press conference on December 29 that he expects the European Union to make it mandatory for travelers from China to be tested for the novel coronavirus, December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane [ローマ/ブリュッセル 29日 ロイター] – Italian Prime Minister Meloni said at a press conference on the 29th that … Read more

Experts predict “three waves” this winter, with cities deserted due to rapid increase in Chinese corona | Reuters

[北京 18日 ロイター] – China’s major cities fell eerily quiet on Wednesday as people confined to their homes amid a surge in new coronavirus infections. Wu Chunyou, chief epidemiology expert at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said China is now in the first of three waves of infections expected this winter, with … Read more

Pfizer’s corona oral drug, online sales in China sold out immediately | Reuters

On December 13, Chinese online drug sales company 111.dot Inc. began selling Pfizer’s novel coronavirus oral treatment Paxlobide. A photo of the Pfizer logo. FILE PHOTO: Pourse, Belgium, June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese online drug retailer 111.dot Inc. has launched sales of Pfizer’s new coronavirus oral treatment Paxlobide on Wednesday. This … Read more

Angle: “Burn anything” due to fuel shortage, serious air pollution in Poland | Reuters

UPINI, Poland (Reuters) – In 2018, the Tukaczuk family left the Polish city of Krakow for the clean air of the countryside and moved to the village at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. On December 8, the Tukaczuk family left the Polish city of Krakow in 2018 and moved to Oupini, a village at … Read more

Column: Next year’s Japanese stocks face global recession risk and yen appreciation = Norihiro Fujito | Reuters

Norihiro Fujito, Chief Investment Strategist, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities [Tokyo 7th]- Powell, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board (FRB), has a wide range of policy stances. Until last year, he consistently repeated his view that “high prices are temporary” and that “we can be patient with rate hikes.” However, signs of change emerged … Read more