Japan Needs Pickup in Base Wages: HSBC's Devalier

June 27 (Bloomberg) -- Izumi Devalier, a Japan economist at HSBC Holdings Plc, talks about the nation's economic outlook. Japan's consumer prices climbed at the fastest pace in 32 years, swelled by a sales-tax increase and higher utility charges that are squeezing household budgets as wage gains remain limited. Devalier speaks in Hong Kong with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

IMF Vote Holds Potential of Yuan as Reserve Currency
46:59 - The International Monetary Fund is expected to vote Monday on adding the Chinese yuan to the fund's Special Rights Basket, making it a reserve currency. Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on the process behind the vote and what it could mean for China. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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