Japan Real Time Charts and Data

Edward Hugh is only able to update this blog from time to time, but he does run a lively Twitter account with plenty of Japan related comment. He also maintains a collection of constantly updated Japan data charts with short updates on a Storify dedicated page Is Japan Once More Back in Deflation?

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Japan still a major factor in US Treasury market

as reported in the US Treasury's TIC report. It's interesting that China did not surpass Japan until September of 2008; and that those two countries dwarf all the other holders. How long can Japan avoid having to redeem some of these assets to fund domestic social programs?