April 29, 2013

What is the real interest rate for Japanese customers in Japan?

"the interest rate is 0% to 0.1%(in Japan), average deflation of -1.3% in the past 15 years means that the real interest rate (nominal interest rate 0% minus the price change of -1.3%) is a positive 1.3%."

Source:Abenomics: Can it really end deflation in Japan?
By Linda Yueh
BBC News
25 April 2013

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