Japan: The Great Global Macro Driver with Taka Kato
Weston Nakamura sits down with a special guest on Market Depth: Taka Kato, former head of trading at Bitflyer, Japan's largest crypto exchange, and trader at Goldman Sachs Japan, in a wide ranging discussion of Japan markets, policy, and global impact.
Taka first gives his take on the year to date rally in Bitcoin from his vantage point at a major crypto exchange.
Weston and Taka then talk Bank of Japan policy and Governor Ueda's course of action in the near and Long term - giving Weston a revelation as to why foreign macro hedge funds insist on participating in the infamous "widow-maker" trade.
Taka and Weston also dive into the Japan investor base, responsible for the largest foreign asset holdings in the world, and their behavioral traits.
Finally, Taka gives his bullish view on the Japan equity markets.
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