How lower Japanese asset prices affect Pacific financial markets
The collapse of Japanese asset prices in the 1990s sharply reduced the wealth of Japanese banks and life insurers and slowed their international activity. This article traces the channels through which wealth changes altered these intermediaries' growth, pricing, and portfolio strategies. The authors also consider several factors that have eased the adaptation of foreign market participants to the revised strategies.
On the possibility of the yen bloc
Monetary policy in Pacific Basin developing countries