Category: Commentary

NTT Docomo gives Abenomics a rare win

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW The silver lining in the dull pockets of Japanese telecoms William Pesek November 05, 2018 “NTT Docomo signals fierce mobile price war.” The headline would seem to say it all about the epic rout in telecom stocks which followed the Oct. 31 news that the Japanese giant would slash charges by as much as

Brazil kills off BRICS dream

Brazil kills off the BRICS dream with election of strongman Jair Bolsonaro by William Pesek The bright future that then-Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neillenvisioned 17 years ago has had a rough few months. In July, nations comprising the BRIC acronym held their annual summit. Yet by the time leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China converged in