Tuesday, February 10, 2009

japanese unemployment trend chart

someone just searched for:

japanese unemployment trend chart

surprisingly the first result for that search had just what they were looking for. go to this page at tradingeconomics.com:

Japan Unemployment Rate

but for those afraid to click, here's a chart I lifted from that page:

and here is a chart of the Australian Dollar relative to the Japan stock market (using EWJ as proxy) over the same period:

I briefly analysed the relationship between Japanese stocks and the Australian currency in yesterday's Letter, so I thought this comparison of the ratio with unemployment interesting.