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  • Japan Prime Minister Unveils $110 Billion Plan for Asian Infrastructure

    Japan Prime Minister Unveils $110 Billion Plan for Asian Infrastructure

    Japan unveiled a plan on Thursday to provide $110 billion in aid for Asian infrastructure projects, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender that is seen as encroaching on the regional financial clout of Tokyo and its ally Washington.

  • Japan Q1 Economic Growth Accelerates to 0.6% On-Quarter

    Japan Q1 Economic Growth Accelerates to 0.6% On-Quarter

    The latest growth is bigger than a revised 0.3 percent expansion in the final quarter of 2014 and beat the market median forecast of a 0.4 percent on-quarter increase.

  • Impact of El Nino on Key Crops in Asia, South America

    Impact of El Nino on Key Crops in Asia, South America

    A closely watched forecast by Japan on Tuesday confirmed the return of El Nino this year. In 2009, the weather pattern had caused the worst drought in four decades in India and ravaged croplands across Asia, driving food prices to multi-year highs.

  • El Nino has Emerged, Asia Braces for Crop Damage

    El Nino has Emerged, Asia Braces for Crop Damage

    In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia. Food prices surged. A closely watched forecast by Japan on Tuesday confirmed its return this year.

  • Shinzo Abe, Seeking New Spark for Japan High-Tech, Meets Silicon Valley Chiefs

    Shinzo Abe, Seeking New Spark for Japan High-Tech, Meets Silicon Valley Chiefs

    In the 1980s when Sony and Toshiba were setting the agenda in the global TV and memory chip markets Japan was bristling with confidence as a hub of technological innovation.

  • BoJ Trims Inflation Forecasts, Pushes Back Target Timeframe

    BoJ Trims Inflation Forecasts, Pushes Back Target Timeframe

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) trimmed its consumer price forecasts on Thursday and pushed back the timeframe for its ambitious inflation target but refrained from expanding its already massive stimulus programme, predicting a recovering economy will gradua...

  • Oil Slips From Five-Month Highs as Japan's Industry Stutters

    Oil Slips From Five-Month Highs as Japan's Industry Stutters

    Japanese industrial output fell 0.3 per cent in March adding to mounting evidence of an export-driven economy struggling to regain momentum amid slowing global growth.

  • Big Reforms Not Easy in India With Multiple Veto Centres, Says Arvind Subramanian

    Big Reforms Not Easy in India With Multiple Veto Centres, Says Arvind Subramanian

    India is "a very frustratingly robust democracy" where unleashing "big bang" reforms is not easy given the multiple centres of veto power, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said in Chandigarh today.

  • Fitch Downgrades Japan, Joins Moody's in Warning on Fiscal Policy

    Fitch Downgrades Japan, Joins Moody's in Warning on Fiscal Policy

    Fitch Ratings downgraded Japan's credit rating by one notch after the government failed to take steps in this fiscal year's budget to offset a delay in a sales tax increase, the agency said on Monday.

  • Japan's Ruling Party Urges Government to Push for Nuclear Return

    Japan's Ruling Party Urges Government to Push for Nuclear Return

    Japan's ruling party on Tuesday urged the government to push for a return to nuclear power in deliberations on the best energy mix, which is likely to be opposed by a public wary about atomic energy in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in 2011.

  • Bank of Japan to Maintain Aggressive Stimulus, Recovery View

    Bank of Japan to Maintain Aggressive Stimulus, Recovery View

    Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is seen reinforcing this stance at his post-meeting briefing, while reminding markets that he is ready to act on any sign of change in a broad uptrend in prices.

  • India GDP to be Bigger Than Japan, Germany Combined: IMF

    India GDP to be Bigger Than Japan, Germany Combined: IMF

    The Indian economy, whose size is $2 trillion as of now, is poised to overtake the combined GDP of Japan and Germany in the next four years on the back of recent policy reforms and improved business confidence in the country, IMF chief Christine Laga...

  • Has Federal Reserve's 'Patience' Been Exhausted?

    Has Federal Reserve's 'Patience' Been Exhausted?

    For a world economy coming to terms with a soaring dollar and a plunge in oil prices, this week will be all about the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and its intentions on interest rates.

  • Japan Out of Recession But Growth Lower Than Thought

    Japan Out of Recession But Growth Lower Than Thought

    Japan's economy grew less than initially thought in the final quarter of 2014, revised government data showed on Monday, showing the world's third largest economy limping out of recession.

  • Top ECB Official Warned of Risks of Delaying QE: Report

    Top ECB Official Warned of Risks of Delaying QE: Report

    ECB's chief economist warned central bankers from around the Eurozone of the perils of delaying quantitative easy, according to records of a January meeting that shed light on how policy makers 'broadly' agreed to launch the scheme.

  • Under Xi Jinping, China's Defence Budget Seen Defying Slowdown

    Under Xi Jinping, China's Defence Budget Seen Defying Slowdown

    The military budget will be announced at the start of the annual meeting of China's parliament on March 5. Last year, defence spending rose 12.2 per cent to $130 billion, second only to the United States.

  • Nikkei at 8-Year Peak, Greek Talks Loom

    Nikkei at 8-Year Peak, Greek Talks Loom

    Data from Japan showed the economy emerged from recession in the final quarter of last year, though growth of 0.6 per cent was short of market forecasts.

  • Japanese Economy Grows 0.6% in Q4, Out of Recession

    Japanese Economy Grows 0.6% in Q4, Out of Recession

    The quarterly reading came in below the median forecast of 0.9 per cent growth in a survey by the Nikkei economic daily.

  • Fed Tapering, Increasing Hot Money: Rajan Rules Out 2013 Repeat

    Fed Tapering, Increasing Hot Money: Rajan Rules Out 2013 Repeat

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday that though the country may get impacted by the spillover effects of the loose monetary policies in advanced economies, the economy is well prepared to cope with it.

  • Israeli, Japanese Premiers Call For Closer Cooperation

    Israeli, Japanese Premiers Call For Closer Cooperation

    The leaders of Israel and Japan have called for greater bilateral economic cooperation during a meeting in Jerusalem.

  • Global Economy Week Ahead: ECB Policy Move Eyed

    Global Economy Week Ahead: ECB Policy Move Eyed

    After a head-spinning bout of volatility, the week starting January 19 will be dominated by one question: Will the European Central Bank (ECB) take the ultimate policy leap or pull its punches?

  • After US, Global Investors Looking at India: Jaitley

    After US, Global Investors Looking at India: Jaitley

    He said that the US economy is the strongest one in the world while all other countries like Japan, China, Brazil and South Africa are facing challenges.

  • Why the US Will Power the World Economy in 2015

    Why the US Will Power the World Economy in 2015

    China is slowing as it transitions from investment to consumption. Japan has slid into a recession. Russia appears headed for one. Europe is barely growing.

  • Japan's Regional Banks Face Stress Test for Ultra-low Rates

    Japan's Regional Banks Face Stress Test for Ultra-low Rates

    The Financial Services Agency is concerned that with 10-year Japanese government bond yields near a record low around 0.3 per cent, regional lenders could see a decline in earnings as the gap between what they pay for deposits and what they collect o...

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