Shinzo Abe


Shinzo Abe secures fresh mandate in Japan election

Shinzo Abe won his snap election on Sunday and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and coalition partner maintained a supermajority, according to media exit polls, giving the Japanese prime minister a fresh mandate for his struggling strategy to revive the economy.

Will snap elections derail Abenomics ?

If Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were to call a snap election, it could extend the country's stock rally, but analysts say it would undermine confidence in his ability to put the economy back on a stable path in the longer-run.

The verdict on Abenomics, one year on

Sunset in Tokyo, Japan

Almost a year on from when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced the need for radical change to kick-start Japan's moribund economy, analysts remain divided over the success of 'Abenomics.'

'All systems go' after Abe's big election win ?

Sunset in Tokyo, Japan

The convincing victory by Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in Sunday's election helps pave the way for long-awaited economic reforms, but only time will tell whether Abe seizes the opportunity to transform Japan.