Vacant Japan Homes Show Holes in Abe Stimulus Plan

Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- In the hilly area of Inariyato, an hour's train ride south of Tokyo, an increasing number of vacant homes exposes a flaw in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to boost the economy by reviving the housing market. The government's housing stimulus favors new-home purchases, boosting demand for new properties at the expense of existing homes. Home vacancy in Japan, estimated at about 18 percent nationwide, may reach 24 percent by 2028, according to the Fujitsu Research Institute. Bloomberg's Kathleen Chu reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bombardier Is an Excellent Company: Andre Desmarais
57:39 - One of Canada's most influential business executives says Bombardier is an "excellent company" and it may get bought out amid troubles. Andre Desmarais, president and co-CEO of Power Corporation of Canada, joined Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss Bombardier, security concerns in Europe and the future of news. (Source: Bloomberg)
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