Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Japan's central bank governor and other officials are stepping up appeals to cash-rich corporations to do more to boost the country's faltering economic recovery.
Japan on Monday submitted a bid for a huge submarine contract with Australia, Japanese officials said, as France and Germany also vie to win the multibillion-U.S.-dollar contract.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into the nation's stalling recovery.
The euro on Friday hovered around seven-month lows on the U.S. dollar and was also weak against Asian currencies on speculation that the European Central Bank will unleash fresh stimulus measures next week.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Japan's central bank on Thursday held fire on expanding its monetary easing program, even as the world's third-largest economy slipped into its second recession in two years and monthly exports fell.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Japan's economy slipped into recession for the second time since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power nearly three years ago, data showed Monday, dealing a fresh blow to his drive to kick start weak growth and end years of deflation.1 Comment
Monday, November 16, 2015
TOKYO - Japan's economy slipped into recession for the second time since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power nearly three years ago, data showed Monday, dealing a fresh blow to his drive to kickstart weak growth and end years of deflation.1 Comment
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Japan's first passenger jet made its maiden test flight Wednesday, a landmark in a decade-long program to launch the plane aimed at competing with Brazilian and Canadian rivals in the global market for smaller aircraft.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
High-yielding emerging market currencies suffered big losses against the U.S. dollar on Monday in Asia after strong U.S. jobs figures renewed the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate lift-off this year.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Shares of Japan Post surged nearly 26 percent in their trading debut Wednesday after the company and its banking and insurance units raised a combined 1.44 trillion yen (US$11.9 billion) in the world's biggest initial public offering this year.