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  1. Business - Economy

    Shinzo Abe: Economy is Japan's priority

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Shinzo Abe may want to talk tough with China over disputed East China Sea islands, but he would do well to address domestic issues first All about the economy Japan ... scars and could seriously damage Asia and the world, as well as Japan itself. When he takes over tomorrow Abe's priority should be the economy. He has already got a plan- Abenomics- it has ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    More bad signs for Japan’s economy

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:14am by Reuters

    ... household spending in Japan fell for a fifth month in August and factory output unexpectedly declined, highlighting the challenges policymakers face to revive an economy reeling under the strain ... and abroad. Trade ministry data showed industrial output fell 1.5 per cent in August, as hopes for a solid bounce remained elusive after the post-tax rise slump. Japan's economy shrank ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rise in sales tax blamed as economy contractsby 7.1 per cent,worse than initial estimates Japan GDP shrinks most in five years Japan's economy shrank an annualised ... contraction was the biggest since January-March 2009, when the global financial crisis affected Japan's exports and factory output, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal ...

  4. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan machinery orders jump, buoys economy

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan gets boost as machine orders rise Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a fourth month in September and manufacturers grew more confident this month, suggesting the economy may be finally starting to gather speed after the hit from an April sales tax rise. Yesterday's data also offered an encouraging sign of firms starting to ramp ...

  5. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Falls in prices, output signal risk recession has returned in Japan

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... on the economy are increasing and could push the Bank of Japan to further expand its asset purchase programme [this] month." The jobless rate was unchanged at 4.3 per cent in July, a government ... a senior economist at Mizuho Securities Research and Consulting. The central bank may need to bolster stimulus as the economy faces a deeper than expected slowdown, Miyagawa said. In Japan ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan economy shrinks 6.8 per cent, most since tsunami, as tax rise bites

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Contraction is biggest since 2011 earthquake, but government takes a relaxed view Japanese economy shrinks as tax rise hits Japan suffered its biggest economic contraction ... recovery. While the news is unlikely to shake the Bank of Japan's conviction that the economy can ride out the impact of the rise in tax, it could add pressure on the bank for further monetary ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Bank of Japan stays upbeat on economy

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Central bank chief says country recovering moderately after pain from sales tax increase Bank of Japan stays upbeat on economy Most Japanese regional economies continue ... be losing momentum. Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda also stuck to his upbeat tone at a meeting of the central bank's regional branch managers yesterday, saying the economy was set ...

  8. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Japan's surprise stimulus puts focus back on Abe's economy arrow

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 05:37am by Bloomberg

    ... focus back on Abe's economy arrow The Bank of Japan's unexpected expansion of stimulus puts the spotlight back on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies and the decision he ... agreements to fuel long-term growth. He must also decide in the coming months if Japan can weather another increase in the sales tax to help rein in the world's heaviest debt burden, even as he ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy expands as consumers spend before sales tax rise

    Posted May 15th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... two years Japan's economy grew in the January-March quarter at the fastest pace in more than two years as consumers rushed to spend before an increase in the sales tax, while business ... perspective." The data also showed Japan's economy expanded for a sixth consecutive quarter, which could ease worries about demand after the April 1 tax increase. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, ...

  10. Business - Economy

    New BOJ members sought more aggressive price outlook wording

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:08pm by Bloomberg

    ... is in sight in a speech today in Nagoya. He said that the bank is concerned the appreciation of the yen could adversely affect Japan’s economy through a fall in exports and corporate profits as well ... Bloomberg Two new members of the Bank of Japan’s nine-person policy board voted for a more expansionary wording of the bank’s price outlook released at its October 30 meeting, minutes ...




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