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  • Japan Machinery Orders Rise, But Economy Concerns Linger

    Japan Machinery Orders Rise, But Economy Concerns Linger

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to make a decision on the sales tax increase in December, looking at economic indicators in July-September for clues on whether the economy is strong enough to withstand the impact from the higher levy.

  • Nikkei Erases Losses After BOJ Chief's Comment on Weak Yen

    Nikkei Erases Losses After BOJ Chief's Comment on Weak Yen

    The Nikkei share average, which started in negative territory, ended the morning session flat at 15,897.31 after flirting with positive territory.

  • Asian Shares Edge Up, Dollar Steadies After Drop

    Asian Shares Edge Up, Dollar Steadies After Drop

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 per cent in early trade, shrugging off a choppy, losing session on Wall Street overnight.

  • Japan's Economy Takes Another Hit as Spending, Factory Output Fall

    Japan's Economy Takes Another Hit as Spending, Factory Output Fall

    Annual household spending in Japan fell for a fifth straight month in August and factory output unexpectedly declined, highlighting the challenges policymakers face to revive an economy reeling under the strain of a sales tax hike.

  • Asian Shares Hit 7-Year High on Ukraine, ECB Hopes

    Asian Shares Hit 7-Year High on Ukraine, ECB Hopes

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.15 per cent in early trade, led by gains in South Korean shares. Japan's Nikkei average shed 0.1 per cent.

  • GMR Infrastructure Inks Pact With Japanese Agency; Shares Up

    GMR Infrastructure Inks Pact With Japanese Agency; Shares Up

    GMR Infrastructure Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for providing financial assistance to Japanese companies investing in infrastructure projects of the GMR Group.

  • SBI Signs $152-Million Export Line of Credit With Japanese Bank

    SBI Signs $152-Million Export Line of Credit With Japanese Bank

    State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Monday signed a loan agreement with the Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC) to set up an export credit line in two currencies worth $152 million (Rs 912 crore at 1 dollar = 60 rup...

  • India Can Get Billions of Dollars in FDI from Japan: Chanda Kochhar

    India Can Get Billions of Dollars in FDI from Japan: Chanda Kochhar

    Kochhar, who is part of a high-level business delegation that has come here for Modi's first official visit as Prime Minister, said that ICICI Bank will play a major role in arranging funds for Japanese investments into India.

  • European Stocks Hold Nerve as Russia-Ukraine Warnings Ratchet Up

    European Stocks Hold Nerve as Russia-Ukraine Warnings Ratchet Up

    European markets cautiously set aside warnings that Russia's conflict with Ukraine was sliding out of control on Monday, as investors focused on the European Central Bank's meeting this week and hopes it will strengthen its stimulus plans.

  • Asia Shares Up on Steady Wall Street, Euro Clings to Slim Gains

    Asia Shares Up on Steady Wall Street, Euro Clings to Slim Gains

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 per cent. Tokyo's Nikkei shed 0.3 per cent, weighed by overnight gains in the yen.

  • Dollar in Demand as Stimulus Talk Dogs Euro, Yen

    Dollar in Demand as Stimulus Talk Dogs Euro, Yen

    Pledges of policy stimulus from the heads of the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan pressured both the euro and the yen, leaving the US dollar as the winner by default.

  • Asian Shares, Bonds Rally as Investors Bank on Endless Stimulus

    Asian Shares, Bonds Rally as Investors Bank on Endless Stimulus

    An economic contraction in Japan, a shock fall in Chinese loans, a surprisingly dovish turn by the Bank of England and a sluggish reading on US retail sales all combined to make any tightening in policy seem a very distant prospect.

  • Asian Shares Pressured on Ukraine Anxiety, Euro Wobbles

    Asian Shares Pressured on Ukraine Anxiety, Euro Wobbles

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was off 0.04 per cent while Japan's Nikkei share average gave up 0.1 per cent.

  • Asian Shares Tumble as Obama Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    Asian Shares Tumble as Obama Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    Asian shares tumbled on Friday as investors sought out safe-haven assets on growing fears that conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East could sap global growth, extending losses after US President Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq.

  • Asian Shares Inch Down From Recent Highs

    Asian Shares Inch Down From Recent Highs

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.1 per cent in early trade, though still on track for solid weekly gain, while Japan's Nikkei stock average added 0.4 per cent.

  • Bank of Japan Holds off Fresh Stimulus, says Economy Recovering

    Bank of Japan Holds off Fresh Stimulus, says Economy Recovering

    The Bank of Japan on Tuesday held off expanding its vast stimulus program, saying the world's number three economy was recovering despite activity taking a hit from April's sales tax hike.

  • Global Economy Week Ahead: Living in Interesting Times

    Global Economy Week Ahead: Living in Interesting Times

    With US stocks hitting record highs on the back of strong jobs growth, the European Central Bank (ECB) holding out the prospect of printing money and British house prices soaring, there is a lot to ponder in the week to come.

  • Oil Price Risks Put Inflation Back in Focus

    Oil Price Risks Put Inflation Back in Focus

    Iraq will be foremost in investors' minds in the coming week as oil price risk has returned to markets, complicating the task for central banks whose policies are beginning to diverge for the first time since the global financial crisis.

  • Asia Stocks Fall, Oil Up on Escalating Iraq War, Yen Buoyant

    Asia Stocks Fall, Oil Up on Escalating Iraq War, Yen Buoyant

    Taking its cue from an overnight slide in US stocks, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.2 per cent. Tokyo's Nikkei lost 0.9 per cent.

  • Japan's Economy Picks Up Speed on Unexpected Surge in Capex

    Japan's Economy Picks Up Speed on Unexpected Surge in Capex

    Japan's economy grew an annualised 6.7 per cent in the first quarter, data showed on Monday, up sharply from an initial reading of a 5.9 per cent rise, and confirmed the fastest pace of growth since July-September 2011. The data beat the median marke...

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