It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an economy in possession of a strong labour market must be in want of a central bank, as Jane Austen might have said, had she had the fortune to be a securities analyst rather than an acute observer of manners.
Japan is in this position. The most commonly-used ratio to describe how weak or strong demand for labour is in Japan is called the job offers to applicants ratio. As the name suggests, this compares...
'Significant' Brexit transitional deal needed
Rosalyn Breedy, corporate and financial services partner at Wedlake Bell, says UK asset managers should tackle their operating models to develop financial firms fit for the 21st century.
Higher stakes and limited options
Will negotiate for transition period
Sandro Pierri joins as global head of client group