Japan Facing `Cost-Push' Inflation, Schulz Says

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Martin Schulz, an economist at Fujitsu Research Institute in Tokyo who has done research for the Bank of Japan, talks about the outlook for the nation's economy and central bank policy. Japan's inflation accelerated in December, strengthening pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to spur wage gains as he tries to drive Asia's second-biggest economy out of 15-year deflationary malaise. Schulz speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
World Bank Cuts East Asia Forecast on China
10:39 - The World Bank has cut Asia's growth forecasts through 2017, citing China's economic slowdown. Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin reports on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)
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