Columnnist

Andy Mukherjee

Opinion columnist

Andy Mukherjee is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering industrial companies and financial services.

Andy Mukherjee
20 Feb 2019

The Japan Trap

Is a permanently anti-immigration stance the right one for a small, open economy (population: 5.6 million) trying to avoid the ageing problem?

20 Feb 2019
The Japan Trap
31 Dec 2018

The millennials vote

Asia's two largest democracies plus Thailand will hold elections in 2019, with half the billion-person electorate from the millennial generation.

31 Dec 2018 1
The millennials vote
27 Nov 2018

Asia's Liquidity Squeeze

Apart from Japan, central banks' supply of currency plus bank reserves has shrunk 7% in real terms since the dollar began surging in April.

27 Nov 2018
18 Sep 2018

Belt and road fiasco

A perennial paucity of budgetary resources has forced taxpayers to outsource infrastructure — not to the Chinese, but to local public-private partnerships.

18 Sep 2018
30 Aug 2018

Chinese belt rejected

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir has cancelled a Chinese-sponsored railway, a new town and a gas pipeline - and has no appetite for 'One Belt, One Road'.

30 Aug 2018 19
Chinese belt rejected
18 Jul 2018

The Harley gamble

From Harley's viewpoint, by ditching the TPP, US President Trump helped remove concerns around a hollowing out of the Thai automotive supply chain.

18 Jul 2018 2
The Harley gamble
18 May 2018

Tempting scorn

Prime Minister Mahathir is tempting fate by playing ducks and drakes with his country's tax policies so soon after last week’s election result.

18 May 2018 3
Tempting scorn