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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1620911/bank-japan-stays-upbeat-economy
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's first female economy minister accused of spending political funds on make-up, gifts

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... rising star and possible future prime minister of Japan- was under fire yesterday over reports she had spent political donations on make-up. The controversy is a blow to the most prominent of a new wave of women ministers. Obuchi was appointed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month as the Japan's first female minister of economy, trade and industry, a powerful portfolio ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617626/japans-first-female-economy-minister-accused-spending-political-funds-make
  3. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan machinery orders rise but doubts about economy remain

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:49am by Reuters

    ... since early 2009, as the April tax rise dealt a heavy blow to consumer demand. The Bank of Japan on Tuesday stuck to its monetary stimulus and view that the economy is continuing to recover ... Reuters in Tokyo Analysts say increased spending on factories and equipment may not be enough to bolster growth amid ultra-loose economic policy Japan machinery orders rise, but doubts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1613277/japan-machinery-orders-rise-doubts-about-economy-remain
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1604421/more-bad-signs-japans-economy
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo IMF chief agrees on boosting women in workforce to lift economy, but says Japan could do more Lagarde backs Abe's women plan IMF chief Christine Lagarde yesterday backed Tokyo's efforts to boost the Japanese economy by increasing women's participation in the workforce, and called for even more action, including loosening immigration rules. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587657/japans-economy-shrinks-second-quarter-sales-tax-rise-hits
  7. News - Asia

    Shinzo Abe down to his last arrow in plan to revive Japan's economy

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:19pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kumahira hopes Japan can stop the revolving door of leaders that has paralysed the country's politics and prevented the world's third-biggest economy from playing a bigger role ... the country's economy, an effort that many analysts say is vital to restoring Japan's fiscal vigour. Analysts say that an absence of credible opposition, both within and outside of the LDP, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573775/shinzo-abe-down-his-last-arrow-plan-revive-japans-economy
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1572651/japan-economy-shrinks-tax-rise-bites
  9. Business - Economy

    Japan's Abe outlines reform strategy for economy

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 01:25pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe outlined on Wednesday a sweeping blueprint for rejuvenating Japan’s ailing economy with reforms meant to bring more women ... to underpin growth in the long run as Japan’s population ages and shrinks. “Now is the time for Japan to be an engine for world economic recovery,” Abe said. “Japanese business, what is being asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1253950/japans-abe-outlines-reform-strategy-economy
  10. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan exports grow at fastest pace in 7 months, but slowing growth looms

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters

    ... to pressure on the Bank of Japan and the government to step up policy support as the economy struggles to recover from the pain of an April sales tax hike. A recent run of weak data including ... world economy could snuff out any gains in exports, hurt Japan's economy and complicate the planned sales tax hike next year. Takeshi Minami, chief economist at Norinchukin Research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1622120/japan-exports-grow-fastest-pace-7-months-slowing-growth-looms

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