Abe's Adviser Will Ensure Orderly Market: Beesley

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Henderson Global Investors Head of Global Equities' Matthew Beesley discusses the UK downgrade and Japan. He speaks with Manus Cranny and Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Japan's First-Ever 'Premium Friday' Begins Today
37:45 - Tokyo workers can take free limo rides and sip champagne this afternoon, courtesy of downtown developers. SoftBank Group is giving staff extra money to hit the town. And a railway operator is running a booze train, where passengers can enjoy four hours of solid drinking. This is how some of Japan Inc. is responding to a government campaign to get the country’s chronically overworked populace to leave the office by 3 p.m. on the last Friday of every month and go spend some cash. They call it Premium Friday. But don’t be fooled by all the fanfare. Beyond the blue-chips -- and some of them are lukewarm about the plan -- it will be business as usual for most companies. Bloomberg's Min Jeong Lee has more on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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