Peter Tasker

Peter Tasker is an analyst with Tokyo-based Arcus Research.

  • Abe's election win clears the way for more Abenomics

    Prime minister's victory secures Japan's stability in an uncertain world

  • Abe could find victory in defeat

    Tokyo governor's Party of Hope could open new possibilities for LDP

  • Rise of the 'robocats': How labor shortage will change Japan

    Could Japan's 'disastrous demographics' be a blessing in disguise?

  • In 'year of the scandal,' Abe's woes could shake Asia

    Scandals embroiling leaders in Japan and South Korea could undermine regional order

  • The siren call of small-stock Japan

    Small-cap companies flag economic health and reprise better times

  • Pyongyang's murderous moves could trigger a 'grand bargain'

    Beijing and Washington may share sentiments on Kim Jong Nam assassination

  • Trump and Abe on the fairway to heaven

    Japan and US reboot their relationship, though it is early days yet

  • A tale of two scandals: Toshiba and Samsung

    Can the two troubled giants reinvent themselves?

  • What Trump means for markets: The great reversal

    He may not be all bad or good for investors but markets have already read Trump as a 'game-changer'

  • The new message of Pearl Harbor

    Abe's historic visit is more about the future than the past

  • Is Japan a winner or loser on 'Planet Trump'?

    Common ground should support a constructive 'Don and Shinzo' relationship

  • Globalization Trumped, Asian countries need to hedge their bets

  • Is BOJ's Kuroda dispatching the helicopters?

  • Modern monarchy, a stable system for turbulent times

  • Godzilla: a constitutional argument

  • Aging Asia deserves a little R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

  • Women leaders subvert stereotypes

  • Post-Brexit: a new era for Anglo-Asian relations

  • The widow-maker's message: print more bonds

  • Why Japan's 'Beatles moment' still matters, 50 years on