William Pesek

William Pesek is a Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades." He is a former columnist for Bloomberg and Barron's.

  • Asia's burning question -- kill bitcoin or embrace it?

    Regulators risk choking potential source of venture capital

  • China's antitrust intrigue undermines Xi market economy plan

    Beijing must play fair to secure growth and limit trade friction with Trump

  • Odds of a Trump trade war just increased

    America's negotiator-in-chief launches an opening salvo

  • Asia's Trump stock rally carries risks

    Echoes of 1997 and 2007 in frothy Asian equity markets

  • Xi's risky numbers game

    China is dangerously obsessed with GDP targets

  • South Korea just got the wake-up call it needs

    Trump's trade stance reminds Moon of need for serious structural reform

  • Japan is firing its financial arrows at the wrong target

    Abe should aim at raising wages, not prices, to boost economic growth

  • China's central bank drama

    For investors, the PBOC succession story will come center stage

  • Abe must not waste storming victory

    Prime minister should use election win to reform Japan's economy

  • Can Vietnam avoid a crash this time?

    Getting the basics right is the only hope to keep multinationals on board

  • Indonesia mustn't botch the endgame

    Widodo must use his mandate for reform

  • Modinomics loses urgency at worst moment

    Slowing growth should prompt Indian PM to speed up reform

  • Shinzo Abe's selfish Japan election gamble

    Economic reform loses out to expediency and constitutional tinkering

  • Philippine peso flashes warning signs for Dutertenomics

    Violence and policy drift deter currency traders

  • Moon's make-Korea-great-again plan gets Trumped

    Trump`s threats against a key ally are misplaced

  • Australia hurt by currency 'Cold War' from Fed, ECB and BOJ

    Jackson Hole summit shows desire to weaken major currencies

  • How Japan's PM could use Son's 'soft power'

    The country's richest man could help revamp Abenomics

  • Japan's 'womenomics' finally gets a face

    Nation gets new role model for female empowerment but will it make a difference?

  • Asia is about to get Trumped, again, and again

    Amid growing tension, sudden tariffs on Beijing sets stage for bigger trade clashes

  • Irrational exuberance, Indian-style?

    Modi should ditch Trump's playbook and tackle toughest challenge: bad loans