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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday painted an upbeat picture of the world's number three economy and stood pat on its monetary easing program as it assesses the impact of a controversial sales tax rise.
Japan posted its first current account surplus in five months in February, helped by a narrower trade deficit and higher returns on investment abroad, government data showed Tuesday.
Monday, April 7, 2014
The Japanese government is seeking to promote the export of ultra-supercritical (USC) pressure technology power plants to meet expected growing demand in emerging economies, the Nikkei business daily said.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Japan raises sales tax in bid to stabilize government finances
Japan raised its sales tax Tuesday, moving to stabilize government finances but at the risk of undermining a shaky economic recovery.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Japan raises sales tax, balancing debt, growth
Japan raised its sales tax Tuesday, moving to stabilize government finances but at the risk of undermining a shaky economic recovery.
Japanese consumers wary ahead of tax hike
Buy now or pay more later: Japanese retailers are luring customers with promises of steep discounts ahead of a sales tax hike Tuesday that economists expect to slow but not derail the recovery of the world's third-largest economy.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Japanese consumer prices rose for the ninth consecutive month in February while unemployment fell to a more than six-year low, data showed Friday, suggesting Tokyo's efforts to combat years of falling prices and tepid growth were gathering steam.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox said Wednesday it has submitted “electronic records” and other documents to the Tokyo police after it collapsed in February admitting losing half a billion dollars' worth of the digital currency.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Failed MtGox finds 200,000 Bitcoins
Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox says it has found 200,000 coins worth US$116 million in an old “digital wallet,” after it collapsed in February admitting it had lost half a billion dollars in a possible theft.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Japan on Thursday passed its biggest-ever budget, a US$937 billion spending package aimed at propping up growth as consumers brace for the country's first sales tax rise for over 15 years.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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