Japan Economy on `Gradual Upward Trend': Devalier

Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Izumi Devalier, a Japan economist at HSBC Holdings Plc in Hong Kong, talks about Japan's economy, government and central bank policies. Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers rose to the highest level since 2007 as a sliding yen aids Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to catapult the nation out of a 15-year deflationary malaise. Devalier speaks with Mia Saini on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Jim Rogers Says Fed Has No Clue, Will 'Ruin Us All'
05:42 - Jim Rogers, chairman at Rogers Holdings, explains what the Federal Reserve did wrong in response to the financial crisis and how their mistakes spread to global central banks. Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank, joins the conversation with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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