Blog Posts - $jpy



Did Korean Chaebol Follow This Advice Given 2.5 YEARS AGO?

Somehow, I Doubt It http://www.seoulgyopoguide.com/?p=482 Academics Are Now On Board In Korea, the Samsung Economic Research Institute is probably the most well-know economic think tank. This guest post recently appear on FT’s blog, which sugge...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Jun 6, 2013

Tale of Three Pictures: Nikkei, KOSPI, and JPY/KRW

Toldya This blog has taken some grief for its analysis regarding the Korean Won, the Japanese Yen, and the fact that Korean chaebol have done well in no small part due to the incredible Yen strength. Let’s take a look, … Continue reading...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Mar 13, 2013

Bullets Intact, Overshooting Prevented, BOK Does Its Job

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due Those who have read this blog in the past know this fact: the Seoul Gyopo Guide is no apologist for the Korean government. However, you should make no mistake, the Bank of Korea deserves … Continue reading U...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Jul 11, 2012

Japan’s Excruciating, Inevitable Economic Decline and Korea

This Is NOT An Personal Vendetta Against Japan, Nor The Japanese Let’s get this straight. Japan has accomplished the near-impossible. No natural resources, surrounded by no allies to speak of, and thousands of miles away from the largest develo...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Apr 16, 2012

When Do We Call it the Mother-Of-All-Wars on Inflation?

Lots of Bluster, Unimpressive Results Inflation continues in Korea, as expected. The Seoul Gyopo Guide suggested that the “war on inflation” declared by the Korean president was a pronouncement made far too late, and Korea faced a tenuous...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Jun 12, 2011

More Outlandish Complaints From the Chaebol

What Percentage of Korean Companies Are Inefficient? At Least 36% This article was published in the mK Business Daily this morning. The article says that 36% of Korean corporations believe that the Korean Won is too strong to maintain Korean …...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on May 1, 2011

Blame Foreign Speculators? They’re HELPING Korea, Not Hurting It

Koreans Love to Blame Foreign Speculators You can easily find that Koreans based in Korea often blame foreign speculators for the volatility of Korean markets and assets in general. In the Korean press, you will be able to find not-so-subtle …...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Feb 24, 2011

Aye, There's the Rub: Korean Inflation Hits 20 Month High While the US, Europe, and Japan Fight Deflation

One week ago, Korea reported 3rd Quarter GDP which exhibited a slowdown on a quarter-over-quarter basis.  On that basis, the Bank of Korea has resisted calls and predictions of raising domestic interest rates.  The result has been a Ko...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Nov 1, 2010

Aye, There's the Rub: Korean Inflation Hits 20 Month High While the US, Europe, and Japan Fight Deflation

One week ago, Korea reported 3rd Quarter GDP which exhibited a slowdown on a quarter-over-quarter basis.  On that basis, the Bank of Korea has resisted calls and predictions of raising domestic interest rates.  The result has been a Ko...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Nov 1, 2010

Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors are Major Beneficiaries of the Strong Japanese Yen

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 30, 2010

Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors are Major Beneficiaries of the Strong Japanese Yen

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 30, 2010

Korea's 3rd Quarter GDP. Maybe the BOK and the Korean Government Are Right

This morning, Korea's 3rd Quarter GDP figures were released, and they were decidedly...lukewarm. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101026/ap_on_bi_ge/as_skorea_economy On the bright side, the year-over-year change was an increase of 4.5%, which is subst...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 26, 2010

Relentless: Japanese Car Manufacturers are Complaining about the Strong Yen

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 26, 2010

Korea's 3rd Quarter GDP. Maybe the BOK and the Korean Government Are Right

This week, Korea's 3rd Quarter GDP figures were released, and they were decidedly...lukewarm at best, and according to the words of the Associated Press, economic activity has slowed markedly as the global economic recovery slows. On the bright...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 26, 2010

Relentless: Japanese Car Manufacturers are Complaining about the Strong Yen

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 26, 2010

Relentless: The Continuous Drum of Japanese Car Makers Admitting That They're Suffering....

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 25, 2010

Now, the Japanese Car Makers Admit They're Suffering....

Readers of the Seoul Gyopo Guide have known what has been coming out in the press at an increasingly rapid rate:  the rise in the JPY is hurting the most important Japanese industries.  Right on cue, the Japanese auto manufacturers are weig...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 25, 2010

드디어 중앙일보에서 이 뉴스 나왔음. 오래전 우리 불록그에서 있었다.

Once again, The Seoul Gyopo Guide has reported news before one of the most important Korean newspapers and the International Herald Tribune.  http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2927280 This article entitled "Few rea...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 23, 2010

드디어 중앙일보에서 이 뉴스 나왔음. 오래전 우리 불록그에서 있었다.

Once again, The Seoul Gyopo Guide has reported news before one of the most important Korean newspapers and the International Herald Tribune.  http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2927280 This article entitled "Few rea...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 23, 2010

S. Korea Government Studying `Several' Measures to Control Capital Flows. 또? 아직도 하나 안배웠습니까?

Today, this article appeared on Bloomberg.com. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-10-21/s-korea-government-studying-several-measures-to-control-capital-flows.html The reason for these measures would be to control the rise of the Korean Won against...
by Seoul Gyopo Guide on Oct 22, 2010


Trending Topics

Close