Archive for October 23rd, 2017

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

A Fresh Political Mandate in Japan, While U.K. and Spain Stay Embroiled in Uncertainty

October 23, 2017

The Japanese Nikkei jumped 239 point or 1.1% following Sunday’s lower house election that gave Prime Minister Abe a resounding mandate and his LDP-led ruling coalition with Komeito more than a two-thirds majority in both houses of parliament. Abe now has the wherewithal to enact constitutional revisions that will affect foreign policy. The ten-year JGB […] More