an economist based in Tokyo
Kohei Iwahara, an economist based in Tokyo covering Japan, joined Natixis in Hong Kong in 2011. At Legg Mason, a US asset management firm in Tokyo and Hong Kong, Kohei was a portfolio manager for multi-asset class products and a strategist responsible for developing research on global tactical asset allocation. Prior to this, he conducted research on the Japanese economy at investment banks in Tokyo.
May 14, 2019
The outcome of the US-China trade war is anticipated to be quite different from the experience of Japan in the 1980s and 1990s, due to China’s relatively lower dependence on the US and having learned from Japan’s experience.