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Upcoming Events

Fink on CNBC – Japan monetary & fiscal link – 9.30am AEST (Sydney)

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Q3 GDP, BOJ, elections and consumption tax  Third quarter GDP: There is reasonable hope for GDP growth to rebound to “normal” levels (between 1.5% and 3%, annualized) in Q3, given the distortion in the two prior quarters from the impact of the April ’14 tax hike.  The recovery looks likely to be domestic-led. The BOJ’s 31 October decision as the “right” (theoretical) choice: From a theoretical standpoint, the BOJ did exactly as…

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Naomi Fink Speaks on Asia ex-Japan at Conferences in Singapore, Shanghai

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Profit & Loss Magazine has invited Europacifica CEO and foreign exchange expert Naomi Fink to weigh in on the outlook for Asian emerging markets and internationalisation of the Chinese RMB at its upcoming conferences in Singapore and Shanghai:   Singapore Panel 1: The Idea Despite enduring the longest winning streak since July 2009 – four straight months of gains in the first half of 2014 – are emerging markets currencies about…

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Fink on CNBC: Japan current account depends on energy policy

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- On the Japanese current account – On the importance of maintaining positive growth expectations – On the question of fiscal discipline and avoiding debt monetisation – Assessing the BOJ’s policy so far as well as expectations for reflation

Naomi Fink on Bloomberg TV 10:10am AEST

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Catch Europacifica CEO Naomi Fink on Bloomberg TV at 10:10am AEST (9:10am JST/12.30 GMT) to hear her views on: – The interdependencies of Japanese monetary, fiscal and structural policy “arrows” – The cyclical risks to both sides for monetary policy – The yen and its new role as expectations indicator – The importance of tax hikes when in conjunction with current BOJ monetary policy – What to look for in…

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PRESS RELEASE: STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EUROPACIFICA ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH AFCERC, FABA LOS ANGELES, MELBOURNE and COLLEGE STATION, 22 September 2014– Europacifica Consulting announces strategic partnerships with the Agribusiness, Food and Consumer Economics Research Center (AFCERC) and Forecasting and Business Analytics, LLC (FABA). AFCERC, FABA and Europacifica will combine their brainpower and expertise to deliver to their clients unique forecasting, policy analysis and econometric solutions, from renowned leaders in these fields. “I…

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Europacifica Wins Spot as Preferred LA Metro Supplier

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As of 15 September, Europacifica Consulting won a place as a certified SBE/DBE supplier with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transport Authority (Metro), eligible for LA Metro’s new set-aside programme.  Europacifica is now one of Metro’s official Small Business suppliers for the following services: NAICS Code – Description 541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services (Economic consulting services) 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (Financial Management Consulting) 541720 - Research…

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Naomi Fink at Global INSEAD Day, 12 Sep in Tokyo

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GlOBAL INSEAD DAY – TOKYO Start Time – 12/09/2014 06:30 PM This year IAAJ will organize a panel discussion (in English) to debate the future of Japanese economy and Abenomics’ next phase. A reception party is scheduled afterwards at a different venue (2 minutes walk) where light food and free flowing drinks will be served. Please register through the link at the end of this mail. The panel includes Naomi Fink,…

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Naomi Fink on CNBC Wed 3 Sep 3.40pm PST

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Link to segment   On Abe’s Cabinet reshuffle, BOJ, Japanese economic outlook A few preliminary notes: Japan’s recovery and BOJ policy:  As I mentioned during my last interview on CNBC, the dip in post-tax hike GDP, although substantial, was well anticipated by the market.   On one hand, nobody (including the BOJ) will want to get overly optimistic until we see clear signals of the rebound.  After all, they have a 2%…

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Naomi Fink on CNBC Tue 12 Aug 4.40pm PST

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On Q2 GDP, the BOJ and Japanese outlook Link to Interview A few preliminary notes: GDP: I would to some extent expect a slide in GDP post tax hike.  The quarterly slide is likely to be significant, though not crippling (in any manner similar to the 1997 Hashimoto/Asian crisis tax hike, which additionally came right near te culmination of Japan’s own banking crisis).  One note: I am wary of first…

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Naomi Fink on CNBC Tue 17 Jun 4.40pm PST

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On Japanese Trade, Abenomics and the BOJ  click to view TRADE Despite the fact that both imports and exports came in lower than expected, it’s hard to read too much into this one data release.  Certainly, a slightly narrower deficit is on the margin, positive for GDP.  At the same time, lower imports are both good and bad – a dip in resource import volumes (the key driver for softer…

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