By Linda Sieg and Jongwoo Cheon

The yen as a safe haven: a familiar but painful refrain for Japan

By Linda Sieg and Jongwoo Cheon TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A weak economy, deflation, massive public debt, negative interest rates and an ageing citizenry don't seem like good reasons for a country’s currency to surge, but that’s exactly what happened to...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:48 AM

The yen as a safe haven: a familiar but painful refrain for Japan

By Linda Sieg and Jongwoo Cheon TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A weak economy, deflation, massive public debt, negative interest rates and an ageing citizenry don't seem like good reasons for a country’s currency to surge, but that’s exactly what happened to...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:49 AM