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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Growth of 5.7 Per Cent in Q1 Has Generated Huge Positive Sentiment: PM Modi

    Growth of 5.7 Per Cent in Q1 Has Generated Huge Positive Sentiment: PM Modi

    Encouraged by economic growth of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of financial year 2014-15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it has generated a "huge positive sentiment" while exhorting Japanese businessmen to invest in India.

  • 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...

  • Nomura Revises Upwards India's FY15 GDP Growth Forecast to 6%

    Nomura Revises Upwards India's FY15 GDP Growth Forecast to 6%

    The Japanese brokerage firm has also revised the FY16 real GDP growth forecast to 6.8 per cent as against 6.5 per cent previously.

  • Nomura Forecasts India Growth at 6 Per Cent in FY15

    Nomura Forecasts India Growth at 6 Per Cent in FY15

    India is set to be Asia's biggest turnaround story and the country's GDP growth is expected to rise to over 6 per cent in FY15 and over 7 per cent in FY16, Japanese brokerage Nomura has said in a report.

  • India Under PM Modi May Be 'Biggest Turnaround Story': Nomura

    India Under PM Modi May Be 'Biggest Turnaround Story': Nomura

    India may become the biggest turnaround story among emerging markets in five years, given the decisive mandate received by the pro-growth Modi government and the Reserve Bank's actions, Japanese brokerage Nomura said on Thursday.

  • In Corporate Tax Reform, Abenomics Giveth, and Taketh Away

    In Corporate Tax Reform, Abenomics Giveth, and Taketh Away

    While the headline tax rate will fall, Tokyo, under pressure to shore up its finances with a public debt twice its annual GDP, is seeking to offset the tax cut by scaling back exemptions and deductions favouring small and loss-making companies.

  • Japan to Unveil Fresh Revival Plans for Economy: Reports

    Japan to Unveil Fresh Revival Plans for Economy: Reports

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected on Tuesday to unveil a fresh round of reforms to boost a nascent growth recovery, reports said, his second attempt at launching the "third arrow" of his economic action plan.

  • Below Normal Monsoon May Slow Agricultural GDP Growth to 0.8 Per Cent: Nomura

    Below Normal Monsoon May Slow Agricultural GDP Growth to 0.8 Per Cent: Nomura

    A below normal monsoon is likely to drag down the food output with India's agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) growth likely to slump to 0.8 per cent in the current fiscal year (2014-15), says a report by the Japanese brokerage firm Nomura.

  • 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...

  • Japan Export Growth Remains Tepid, Dims Outlook

    Japan Export Growth Remains Tepid, Dims Outlook

    Ministry of Finance data released on Wednesday showed exports rose 5.1 per cent in the year to April, compared with a 4.8 per cent gain seen by economists and a 1.8 per cent rise in March. On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports rose a meagre 0.6 per...

  • Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump

    Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump

    Investments doubled in Southeast Asia and fell 18 per cent in China over 2012 and China's waning attraction is likely to continue as the ratio of companies planning expansion there fell to a record low of below 55 per cent, JETRO said, citing a surve...

  • Narendra Modi-led government to strengthen rupee, lead to market rally: Nomura

    Narendra Modi-led government to strengthen rupee, lead to market rally: Nomura

    Japanese brokerage Nomura has said a Narendra Modi-led government will help the rupee jump to 58 against the US dollar and trigger up to a 10 per cent rally in Indian stock markets.

  • Congress manifesto may widen fiscal gaps: Nomura

    Congress manifesto may widen fiscal gaps: Nomura

    Japanese brokerage firm Nomura has said though the Congress manifesto focuses on getting the economy back on track, entitlement-based promises like right to health and housing will enlarge fiscal gap.

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