by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will step down due to medical issues as soon as a successor is chosen.
Shinzo Abe to Resign
Abe, age 65, will resign because of an intestinal condition. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party controls a majority in Parliament, which elects the prime minister so there will not be an election.
Who’s On Deck?
The WSJ discusses the choices for Japan.