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  • Broad Rally Lifts Wall Street to Record as BoJ Bumps Up Stimulus

    Broad Rally Lifts Wall Street to Record as BoJ Bumps Up Stimulus

    The Dow industrials hit a record high on Friday as stocks rallied on Wall Street after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its years-long package of incentives.

  • Dow Hits Record High; BoJ Ramps Up Stimulus

    Dow Hits Record High; BoJ Ramps Up Stimulus

    US stocks rose sharply on Friday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record high as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its years-long package of incentives.

  • Sensex Nears 28,000: Five Things to Know About This Record Rally

    Sensex Nears 28,000: Five Things to Know About This Record Rally

    The Sensex jumped over 500 points to hit a record high of 27,894, while the Nifty gained 153 points to end above 8,300 for the first time. Indian stock markets have now gained over 7 per cent in the last 10 trading session and bulls seem firmly in co...

  • World Shares Jump, Yen Slumps as BoJ Cranks Up Stimulus

    World Shares Jump, Yen Slumps as BoJ Cranks Up Stimulus

    World shares jumped and the yen fell to a seven-year low against the dollar on Friday as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus programme.

  • BSE Sensex Surges Over 500 Points in Record-Setting Rally

    BSE Sensex Surges Over 500 Points in Record-Setting Rally

    BSE Sensex and Nifty surged nearly 2 per cent today to set new highs in a record-setting rally. Indian markets got a boost after the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus programme

  • BOJ Shocks Markets With Surprise Easing as Inflation Slows

    BOJ Shocks Markets With Surprise Easing as Inflation Slows

    Data earlier on Friday showed Japan's inflation slowed for a second straight month in September and is just half the BOJ's target of 2 per cent, while job growth showed signs of peaking, in a reminder of the challenges the central bank faces in its q...

  • Japan Shares Soar, Yen Skids After BOJ Stuns With More Easing Steps

    Japan Shares Soar, Yen Skids After BOJ Stuns With More Easing Steps

    Japanese shares also got a lift from news that Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund is poised to approve on Friday allocation targets which aim to raise the portion of Japanese shares to 25 per cent of its portfolio from the current target of 1...

  • Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains on US Economic Data

    Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains on US Economic Data

    Investors also cheered media reports that Japan's national pension fund, the world's largest, decided to double its domestic stock holdings, while they seemed to shrug off poor data from Japan.

  • Harinder Pal Sandhu, Dipika Pallikal Bag Challenger Titles

    Harinder Pal Sandhu, Dipika Pallikal Bag Challenger Titles

    Sandhu defeated top seeded Egyptian Karim Ali Fathi 11-8, 11-3, 11-6, Pallikal accounted for second seed Misaki Kobayashi of Japan 11-6, 11-2, 11-8 in the final.

  • Snapdeal, Ola Cabs to Raise Funds From Japan's SoftBank

    Snapdeal, Ola Cabs to Raise Funds From Japan's SoftBank

    SoftBank said Tuesday it would invest $627 million in Snapdeal, becoming the largest shareholder in the company.

  • For SoftBank, Snapdeal is 'India's Alibaba'

    For SoftBank, Snapdeal is 'India's Alibaba'

    Indian retail player Snapdeal, which has coughed up $627 million from Japan's SoftBank in the largest single tranche investment in Indian e-commerce, says it will use the money to invest in its technology infrastructure.

  • Mobile App Ola to Raise $210 Million From SoftBank, Other Investors

    Mobile App Ola to Raise $210 Million From SoftBank, Other Investors

    Ola, a mobile app for cab booking, will raise $210 million (about Rs 1,260 crore) from Japan's SoftBank Group and other existing investors - Tiger Global, Matrix Partners India and Steadview Capital.

  • Japan's SoftBank Kicks Off $10 billion India Investment, Buys Stake in Snapdeal

    Japan's SoftBank Kicks Off $10 billion India Investment, Buys Stake in Snapdeal

    Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank, laid out a 10-year investment plan for India on Tuesday, starting with the purchase of a $627 million stake in fast-growing online marketplace Snapdeal.

  • Japan's SoftBank to Invest $10 Billion in India; Snapdeal to Get $627 Million

    Japan's SoftBank to Invest $10 Billion in India; Snapdeal to Get $627 Million

    Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has pledged an investment of $10 billion (Rs 61,000 crore) in India's IT, communications and e-commerce sector, including $627 million (Rs 3,825 crore) in Indian online retailer Snapdeal.

  • Snapdeal to Get $627 Million Investment From Japan's SoftBank

    Snapdeal to Get $627 Million Investment From Japan's SoftBank

    The move marks the latest investment by the telecommunications company as it expands aggressively overseas.

  • Japan's SoftBank to Invest $10 Billion in India

    Japan's SoftBank to Invest $10 Billion in India

    Telecom giant SoftBank has pledged an investment of $10 billion (over Rs 60,000 crore) in India's IT and communications space - one of the biggest investment commitments from a Japanese firm after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to that country.

  • Japan Trade Minister Got Funds From Foreign-Owned Firm, Returned

    Japan Trade Minister Got Funds From Foreign-Owned Firm, Returned

    Japan's new trade and industry minister, already under fire over fund-related improprieties, received contributions from a firm in which foreign investors held a majority stake, but was not aware of the possible violation of the political funds law a...

  • Japan, China Officials Hold Informal Talks on Preventing Conflict

    Japan, China Officials Hold Informal Talks on Preventing Conflict

    Chinese defence officials are meeting a Japanese delegation in Beijing this week for informal talks on preventing simmering territorial disputes from erupting into armed conflict, the talks' host said on Monday.

  • Pacific Trade Talks Progress but Gap Between US, Japan Lingers

    Pacific Trade Talks Progress but Gap Between US, Japan Lingers

    Negotiations for an ambitious trade pact among Pacific countries made significant progress over the weekend, but a gap between Japan and the United States over market access and other hurdles remains, trade representatives said on Monday.

  • Church Blaze Kills Four in Central Japan

    Church Blaze Kills Four in Central Japan

    Four members of one family, including two young children, died in a fire that broke out early on Sunday at a church in the central Ishikawa prefecture of Japan.

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