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  • 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.

  • Asian shares find support amid China uncertainty

    Asian shares find support amid China uncertainty

    The Japanese economy grew at a pedestrian 0.7 per cent annualised pace in the last quarter of 2013 as net exports proved a major drag, intensifying pressure for fresh action form the central bank.

  • Tokyo market opens 0.45% lower

    Tokyo market opens 0.45% lower

    All eyes will be on US housing, consumer confidence and growth figures as markets look for clues about the state of the US economy following sub-zero winter temperatures in many parts of the country.

  • World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    Sharp gains in Tokyo pulled global stocks higher on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan pumped more stimulus into the economy, hitting the yen, while caution before German data kept European share markets just below recent highs.

  • Japan's economy grows at slower pace, raise stakes for Abenomics

    Japan's economy grows at slower pace, raise stakes for Abenomics

    The data showing disappointing private consumption, business investment and shipments came as the Bank of Japan met to review its ultra-easy policy, with markets widely expecting the central bank to hold firm to the current pace of bond-buying stimul...

  • Asia stocks supported; Nikkei hit by yen and data

    Asia stocks supported; Nikkei hit by yen and data

    The Nikkei slipped 0.4 per cent as the US dollar a third of a yen to 101.47. A stronger yen is viewed as negative for Japanese exports and corporate profits, and often prompts knee-jerk selling in shares.

  • Japanese economy logs best growth in three years

    Japanese economy logs best growth in three years

    Japan's economy put in its best performance in three years during 2013, expanding by 1.6 per cent as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth blitz rippled through the world's number-three economy.

  • Tokyo stocks open 0.21% higher

    Tokyo stocks open 0.21% higher

    Just before the market open, government data showed Japan's economy grew 0.3 per cent in the October-December quarter, bringing the annual expansion to 1.6 per cent in 2013 -- the best result in three years.

  • Japan's current account woes throw spotlight on economic risks

    Japan's current account woes throw spotlight on economic risks

    The world's third-biggest economy sped past many of its Group of seven counterparts in 2013 spurred by an aggressive mix of fiscal and monetary expansionary policies.

  • After fall, yen in sweet spot for economy, but US watching

    After fall, yen in sweet spot for economy, but US watching

    Companies have roared back with bumper profits as the currency's slide to five-year lows made exports more competitive and while import prices, notably for fuel, have climbed, importers are benefiting too.

  • Japan drops 'deflation' from economic view as prices pick up

    Japan drops 'deflation' from economic view as prices pick up

    It said prices were holding firm, in a monthly economic report issued on Tuesday. That compared with saying the economy was approaching an end to deflation in its previous report.

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