Dollar set for weekly loss as economic confidence sags
By Eimi Yamamitsu TOKYO - The dollar held tight ranges on Friday but was set for a weekly loss against major counterparts after downbeat data cast a shadow over the economic outlook, while positive comments from New Zealand's finance minister helped prop up the kiwi. The dollar <=USD> gave up gains made after the Federal Reserve upgraded its 2020 economic forecast this week to trade in
In The Tokyo Suburbs, Aeru Coffee Stop Takes A Quieter Approach To Cafe Life
In Tokyo, the Nikkei ends down 1.04%
TOKYO - The Tokyo Stock Exchange ended lower on Wednesday, falling to a low since August 28, weighed down by the resurgence of risk aversion among investors amid the massive profit-taking suffered by the US giants of the technology on Wall Street. The Nikkei index lost 1.04% to 23,032.54 points and the larger Topix lost 0.94% to 1,605.71 points. (
Tokyo ends up 0.80%
TOKYO - The Tokyo Stock Exchange closed higher on Tuesday for the first time in three days as investors focus on the good news about the development of the COVID-19 vaccine and focus on continued economic recovery after the health crisis . The Nikkei index gained 0.8% to 23,274.13 points and the larger Topix gained 0.65 %% to 1,620.20 points. (
Yoshihide Suga Aims To Continue Loose Monetary Policy In Japan
By Leika Kihara and Yuka Obayashi TOKYO, Sep 5 - Japan's Minister Spokesperson Yoshihide Suga, the leading candidate to replace Shinzo Abe as prime minister, said on Saturday that he would like the central bank to continue its ultra-lax monetary policy as The Japanese economy continues to be shaken by the impact of the coronavirus. In an interview with the Nikkei newspaper,
This historical geisha office in Tokyo has been restored into a cultural centre
Tokyo’s last wooden kenban is now the Minato City Center for Traditional Culture – and it’s open to the public
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In Tokyo, the Nikkei ends up 0.47%
TOKYO - The Tokyo Stock Exchange ended up 0.47% on Wednesday, in the wake of Wall Street and as the race to succeed Shinzo Abe continues amid the health crisis. The Secretary General of the Japanese Government Yoshihide Suga is given a favorite to become the next Prime Minister and to pursue the economic policy which defined the eight years of the tenure of
Japan: PLD agreement on reduced-format vote for Abe's succession
TOKYO - The general council of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Japan on Tuesday unanimously decided that the next party leader, who is likely to become prime minister, will be chosen in a simplified vote to save time, said a senior representative of the PLD. A race to succeed Shinzo Abe in full format would require
Robot Restaurant Exec Hosted Nazi-Themed Event, Reports Japanese Magazine
Flash, from major Japanese publisher Kobunsha, is reporting that the owner of the Robot Restaurant hosted a Nazi-themed event in 2017.
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Japan to agree supply deal soon for AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine
The Japanese government will soon agree a supply deal for more than 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L), Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.
Pandemic almost completely erases Toyota's profit in Q1
TOKYO, Aug 6 - Toyota Motor Corp. reported a 98% drop in its first quarter operating profit on Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic cut its global sales in half. Japan's top automaker posted a profit of 13.9 billion yen in the three months ending June, the worst since