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  • 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.

  • Japanese survey shows manufacturers more upbeat

    Japanese survey shows manufacturers more upbeat

    A quarterly survey of business sentiment by Japan's central bank shows that manufacturers are more upbeat about the state of the world's third-largest economy under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recovery program.

  • Japan approves $182-billion package to fight deflation

    Japan approves $182-billion package to fight deflation

    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.

  • India needs more spending cuts to meet fiscal deficit target: Nomura

    India needs more spending cuts to meet fiscal deficit target: Nomura

    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...

  • Bank of Japan maintains massive stimulus, rosy economic outlook

    Bank of Japan maintains massive stimulus, rosy economic outlook

    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.

  • Abenomics at one year: growth to slow as challenges mount

    Abenomics at one year: growth to slow as challenges mount

    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...

  • Japan Q3 GDP slows, consumption expected to pick up again

    Japan Q3 GDP slows, consumption expected to pick up again

    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.

  • First women's bond from World Bank raises $165 million

    First women's bond from World Bank raises $165 million

    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...

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