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  • Modi-Abe 'Bhai Bhai', but Japan Inc Wants Some Things Fixed

    Modi-Abe 'Bhai Bhai', but Japan Inc Wants Some Things Fixed

    Even as the friendship between Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi blossomed during the new Indian leader's first foreign trip, Japan Inc refused to get misty-eyed, wary of the pitfalls of doing business on the sub-continent.

  • Revised Data Show Japan Q2 GDP Shrank More Than Expected

    Revised Data Show Japan Q2 GDP Shrank More Than Expected

    The revised contraction was the biggest since January-March 2009, when the global financial crisis hit Japan's exports and factory output, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal and monetary stimulus should the economy fail to recover f...

  • Japan's Bid for Economy Driven by Women Faces Big Hurdles

    Japan's Bid for Economy Driven by Women Faces Big Hurdles

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's appointment of a record number of women to his cabinet highlights efforts to power the economy by boosting the female workforce -- but he faces myriad challenges turning that vision into reality.

  • Japan's First Lady Speaks Out on Sales Tax, Nuclear Power

    Japan's First Lady Speaks Out on Sales Tax, Nuclear Power

    Japanese First Lady Akie Abe - often called the "domestic opposition" for her penchant to speak out - said on Thursday the country should consider cutting wasteful spending and boosting the economy before going ahead with a rise in the sales tax to 1...

  • PM Modi's Visit to Japan Opens Up New Business Opportunities: Industry Body

    PM Modi's Visit to Japan Opens Up New Business Opportunities: Industry Body

    Observing that new opportunities have emerged for business in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday urged Japanese companies to seize this opportunity and invest in India.

  • Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Selects New Cabinet, Five Women Picked

    Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Selects New Cabinet, Five Women Picked

    Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet Wednesday, sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.

  • Swiss Economy Most Competitive Once Again; EU, US, Japan Improve

    Swiss Economy Most Competitive Once Again; EU, US, Japan Improve

    The Global Competitiveness Report published by the Geneva-based body, which is most famous for gathering politicians and billionaires for an annual exchange of views at the Alpine resort of Davos, showed the same 10 countries filling the top 10 spots...

  • PM Modi's Japan Visit May Push Bilateral Trade to $50 Billion: Industry Body

    PM Modi's Japan Visit May Push Bilateral Trade to $50 Billion: Industry Body

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan will induce Japanese companies to invest more in India and bilateral trade is likely to swell to $50 billion by 2019-2020, according to PHD Chamber of Commerce.

  • Japan PM to Reshuffle Cabinet in Bid to Re-Energise

    Japan PM to Reshuffle Cabinet in Bid to Re-Energise

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday in a bid to re-energise his economic and security agenda after once stellar approval ratings began to wane.

  • 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.

  • Japan Aims to Double India Investment in 5 Years: Report

    Japan Aims to Double India Investment in 5 Years: Report

    PM Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a landslide election win in May, arrived on Saturday for a five-day trip aimed at capitalising on a personal affinity with Abe to bolster security and business ties in the face of an assertive China.

  • PM Modi Seeks Japan's Help for 'Inclusive Vision'

    PM Modi Seeks Japan's Help for 'Inclusive Vision'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security and business ties on his first major foreign visit since his landslide election victory in May...

  • Still Awash With Cash, World Economies Take Turn for The Worse

    Still Awash With Cash, World Economies Take Turn for The Worse

    In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises - from Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa - the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are increasing signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash fr...

  • From Cradle to Grave, Japan's Kewpie Adapts Menu to Feed Ageing Nation

    From Cradle to Grave, Japan's Kewpie Adapts Menu to Feed Ageing Nation

    Back in 1960, Japan's Kewpie Corp began selling canned baby food, sensing a chance to catch a wave of young families raising kids in an economy roaring back to growth after the devastation of World War Two.

  • OECD Sees Stable Momentum Among Major Economies, Germany Losing Steam

    OECD Sees Stable Momentum Among Major Economies, Germany Losing Steam

    The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said its leading indicator covering 33 member countries was unchanged in June at 100.5, above its long-term average of 100.

  • Japan June Exports Slide in Warning Sign for Economic Outlook

    Japan June Exports Slide in Warning Sign for Economic Outlook

    Japan's exports unexpectedly fell in June for a second straight month in a worrying signal that weak external demand could continue to drag on the economy's recovery from a sales tax rise.

  • Markets of the Once 'Fragile Five' Countries Are Now Soaring

    Markets of the Once 'Fragile Five' Countries Are Now Soaring

    According to research from Merrill Lynch, almost all of those countries are among the 10 best-performing assets so far this year. Indonesia, for instance, ranks No. 1, with a return of 30 percent, while Turkey follows at No. 2 with a return of 25 per...

  • 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.

  • High Tariff Needed to Make Bullet Trains Viable: Economic Survey

    High Tariff Needed to Make Bullet Trains Viable: Economic Survey

    High tariff and large passenger volumes are required to justify investment in high-speed train projects as these are highly capital intensive in nature, the Economic Survey (ES) has said.

  • 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.

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