Kishida should not be distracted from reform by the weak yen
Global tremors mean Japan cannot rely now on currency competitiveness
Fumio Kishida speaks at the NYSE on Sept. 22: The Japanese prime minister is getting on the weak-yen train.
William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."
Currency schizophrenia pervades Tokyo as officials pivot from fearing a yen collapse to touting the benefits thereof.
Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.
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