Nigel said:

USD / Debt / Gatekeepers

The defensiveness of the Yen is intriguing given the government debt position, large short term refinancing requirement and dependency on local capital (which faces demographic challenges). The following link to the recent IMF Global Financial Stability Report provides a concise summary of a number of metrics for a range of countries (refer Table 1.1 in Chapter 1, page 5).

Link to article (see page 5)

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Yes or no?