Eye on the Japanese economy
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Eye on Japanese economy
Dec 14, 2009
Thursday December 5, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved a $182-billion package on Thursday to pull the economy out of deflation, but doubts remain about the impact.
Friday November 29, 2013
With its fiscal deficit widening to 84.4 per cent of the budgeted target in the first seven months and the revenue collection falling way below the target, India will have to undertake more austerity measures, Japanese brokerage Nomura said in a repo...
Thursday November 21, 2013
The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday and reiterated the economy is recovering moderately, in a nod to signs of a pick-up in exports that is key to sustaining the momentum generated by premier Shinzo Abe's stimulus.
Thursday November 14, 2013
Growth in the world's third-biggest economy decelerated in the third quarter after leading the Group of Seven industrial powers in the first half of the year, as capital spending, personal consumption and exports moderated, a Reuters survey indicates...
Thursday November 14, 2013
The 0.5 per cent expansion in July-September compares with the median estimate for a 0.4 per cent increase and followed 0.9 per cent growth in April-June, data showed on Thursday.
Thursday November 7, 2013
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) issued the new five-year, triple-A rated bond to Japanese investors. It follows the World Bank's sale of several billion dollars in "green bonds" over the past five years, whose proceeds go to help countrie...
Saturday October 26, 2013
Japanese brokerage Nomura has said that with real rural wages moderating, both rural demand and inflationary pressures will moderate in the medium-term, giving the much-needed room to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower interest rates.
Wednesday September 4, 2013
Yesterday, Japanese brokerage Nomura lowered India's 2013-14 growth forecast to 4.2 per cent from 5 per cent, while global financial services provider HSBC said Asia's third- largest economy would grow at 4 per cent as against the earlier expectation...
Monday August 12, 2013
Asian shares rose on Monday after Chinese stocks surged to a 3-1/2 week high as investors took heart from last week's encouraging data from the world's second-biggest economy, helping offset a slightly disappointing second quarter Japanese GDP report...
World | Reuters | Sunday July 21, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a convincing victory in an upper house election on Sunday, media exit polls showed, giving the hawkish leader a mandate for his recipe to revive the economy, while ending a political deadlock and s...
Saturday July 13, 2013
Moderation in June's trade deficit is due to weak domestic demand and a steep 6.7 per cent decline in non-oil imports as well as lower oil and gold imports, the two biggest forex outflow heads, Japanese brokerage Nomura said on Friday.
Thursday June 13, 2013
The Nikkei average tumbled 6.4 percent on Thursday, hitting its lowest close since April 3 - the day before the Bank of Japan unveiled sweeping stimulus to revive the economy - as investors further cut their long Japanese equities and short yen posit...
Saturday April 27, 2013
The US dollar tumbled against the yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged, while benchmark US bond yields fell to near four-and-a-half-month lows after the US economy grew less than expected in the first quarter.
Monday April 22, 2013
Japanese brokerage firm Nomura today said the recent fall in gold and oil prices can help improve India's elevated current account deficit (CAD) by one percentage point to 4.3 per cent during 2013.
Friday April 12, 2013
Since the BOJ pledged last week to inject about $1.4 trillion into the Japanese economy to end decades of deflation and achieve its target of 2 per cent inflation, the dollar has gained about 6 per cent against the yen to within striking distance of ...
Thursday April 4, 2013
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) shocked markets on Thursday with a radical overhaul of its policymaking, adopting a new balance sheet target and pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years as it seeks to end nearly two decades of deflation.
Wednesday April 3, 2013
Asian shares fell on Wednesday as investors waited for news on the US economy, while Japanese stocks rose and the dollar recovered against the yen on expectations of forceful monetary easing emerging from this week's Bank of Japan policy meeting.
Friday March 29, 2013
After touching a record high of 6.7 per cent of gross domestic product in the third quarter of FY13, current account deficit (CAD) is likely to come down to around 4.5 per cent in the last quarter of the current fiscal year, Japanese financial firm N...
Wednesday March 27, 2013
The Japanese foreign minister unveiled the 220-billion-yen ($2.32 billion) aid to India for infrastructure building and a 71-billion-yen loan ($753.17 million) for the subway project in India's financial capital Mumbai, the Japanese news agency Kyodo...
Thursday March 21, 2013
European shares and the euro dipped on Thursday because of concerns over Cyprus but a pick-up in Chinese factory activity and the U.S. Federal Reserve's commitment to its loose policy stance limited the losses.