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Japan’s economy faces stronger headwinds in 2019

For all the focus on Jerome Powell in Washington, the most-watched central banker in 2019 may be the Federal Reserve chairman’s counterpart in Tokyo. The last 12 months turned out very differently than Haruhiko Kuroda expected. The Bank of Japan head came into 2018 determined to exit history’s most aggressive monetary-easing experiment. Starting in April 2013, his […]