Yoshihiko Noda

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Yoshihiko Noda
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Occupation Finance Minister
Employer Japanese Government

Yoshihiko Noda is Japan's finance minister. He was selected to the position in June of 2010.[1]He is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan and a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet.[2][3]


Noda had been serving as a deputy finance minister under Yukio Hatoyama, who resigned as prime minister in a dispute over a US military base.

The nation’s foreign exchange law gives the finance minister exclusive power to order the Bank of Japan to intervene to buy or sell currencies.[4]


He is a graduate of Waseda University and the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management.[5]


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  2. Yoshihiko Noda. NYDailyNews.com.
  3. Yoshihiko NODA. Kantei.
  4. Ignore the Forex Hype and Listen to Japan’s Finance Minister. WSJ.com.
  5. What Japan’s New Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda Did At School. WSJ.com.