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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's young face an increasingly bleak future

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:35am by AP

    ... of yen into the economy, pushing prices higher and the value of Japan's currency lower. He also has promised a sweeping and drastic overhaul to help improve the country's crumbling ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor pledges to prolong stimulus

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Reuters

    ... "If the currency moves reflect economic and financial fundamentals, they should be positive, not negative, for the economy," he said yesterday. As widely expected, the Bank of Japan ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Making a mint abroad: Japan Mint turns to overseas markets

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:16am by Julian Ryall

    ... for quality. "The Japan Mint has exerted great efforts to receive orders for coins from foreign currency authorities in recent years," said Izumi. "Our production technologies, ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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