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  1. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Osaka Kuroda warns that sharp declines in the Japanese currency are hurting profits for domestic companies by raising import costs Bank of Japan governor calls for stable yen ... important," Kuroda said yesterday in a meeting with business executives in Osaka, western Japan. Kuroda said it was difficult to control yen levels with Japanese policy alone because currency rates ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan policy sparks Davos fears of ‘currency war’

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 02:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Davos, Switzerland Japan’s controversial new economic policy emerged as one of the hot topics at this year’s Davos forum, with talk of currency wars and strong ... it had bowed to political pressure and compromised central bank independence. The new government policy has also led to a steady decline in the value of the yen against other currencies ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan trade deficit widens on weaker yen

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... yen, highlighting one cost of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies that are driving down the currency. Exports climbed 6.4 per cent last month from a year earlier, the first rise in eight ... the country pays more to import fossil fuels needed, as nuclear reactors stand idle after the Fukushima crisis in 2011. That burden may encourage the government to limit the currency's slide, ...

  4. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Fall in Japanese exports boosts push for weaker yen

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 04:23pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Offshore concerns on potential for currency war rise as annual trade deficit grows to a record Japan's exports fell more than analysts forecast, and the annual ... is mounting a defence of its currency policies before a Group of 20 meeting next month, as officials from Germany to South Korea express concern at efforts to weaken the yen. In Tokyo on Wednesday, ...

  5. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan's April exports disappoint even as 'Abenomics' weakens the yen

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Data underscores limitations of currency devaluation in bolstering Japan's trade April exports disappoint even as yen weakens Japan's exports rose less than ... sector, partly because manufacturers have been moving production overseas. The drop in the currency has so far raised fuel import costs and many analysts predict trade deficits to persist ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Goshi Hosono challenges Shinzo Abe to protect the elderly, small business

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo DPJ seeks better protection for the aged, small firms The leader of Japan's biggest opposition party challenged the government to better protect the elderly and small companies, charging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies with ignoring the risks of monetary easing and a weakened currency. "It's a fact that monetary easing and a weaker ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    New BOJ governor set to start stimulus soon

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... greater government oversight of monetary policy, and Bank of Japan executive director Hiroshi Nakaso for two deputy governor posts. The Japanese currency was little changed yesterday after falling ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Temple boss who bought Pyongyang's base in Tokyo has mob links

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Korea," he said. But activists monitoring North Korea's human rights situation and efforts to earn hard currency to fund the nation's nuclear weapons and missile programmes point out ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    BOJ pledges to review inflation goal

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... on December 17 his mission was to stimulate a recovery, end more than a decade of deflation and correct the strong currency. "One reason for the LDP's big win lies in their emphasis ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan votes in poll likely to eject ruling party

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 02:10pm by AFP

    ... at 8.00pm. Abe, whose brief stint as premier in 2006-7 ended ignominiously, has pledged to right Japan’s listless economy, which has suffered years of deflation, made worse by a soaring currency ...




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