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  1. Business - Money - STOCK MARKET

    Fat finger mistake may have caused HK$4.8 trillion stock order in Japan

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:50am by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... Agencies in Tokyo 'Fat finger' may have caused huge Tokyo order Trillions of yen worth of stock orders in some of Japan's biggest firms had to be cancelled yesterday, ... an official at the Japan Securities Dealers Association. The biggest order was for 1.96 billion Toyota shares, or 57 per cent of outstanding shares at the world's biggest carmaker, for 12.68 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1607236/fat-finger-mistake-may-have-caused-hk48-trillion
  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 ... cent from 5 per cent continued to take its toll. Although the Bank of Japan is in no mood to deploy additional easing anytime soon, a run of soft data is raising doubts about the central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1604421/more-bad-signs-japans-economy
  3. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan downgrades economic assessment as Abe promises reform

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese outlook dims as PM upbeat Japan downgraded its assessment of the economy yesterday for the first time in five months, as a string of weak data ... sales taxes again next year. But it added that depressed conditions were due partly to poor weather- Japan was inundated with heavy rainfall and a string of typhoons this summer. "Private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1596376/japan-downgrades-economic-assessment-abe-promises-reform
  4. Business - Economy

    Growth lagging in euro zone, Japan: Lew

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairns, Australia US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the global economy continues to underperform, particularly the euro area and Japan, while a number of emerging market ... in the global economy,” Lew said. “But overall, the global economy continues to underperform. This is particularly true in the euro area and Japan, while a number of emerging market economies are also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1595918/growth-lagging-euro-zone-japan-lew
  5. 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 Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said a stable yen is crucial for the country's business sector, nodding to complaints from some companies that rising import costs from sharp yen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594215/bank-japan-governor-haruhiko-kuroda-calls-stable-yen
  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. Business - Economy - REPORT

    Japan overtakes Hong Kong in competitiveness rankings

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:43am by Reuters

    ... stayed in seventh place, while Japan jumped three spots from ninth last year. Switzerland again topped the table, followed by Singapore, while the United States, fifth last year, leapfrogged ... A major brake on competitiveness for many advanced economies, including the US, Japan and many EU countries, was doubt about their macroeconomic environments. In that category, the US was ranked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584291/japan-overtakes-hong-kong-competitiveness-rankings
  8. Business - Money - STOCKS

    New performance index makes waves in Japan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Government-backed initiative aims to change businesses by ranking them on profit measures Name and shame the game of Japan performance index Two years after being plucked from the ranks of exchange product developers to design the JPX-Nikkei Index 400, Daisuke Tanaka finds himself at the centre of a corporate revolution. The lifelong employee of Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1581889/new-performance-index-makes-waves-japan
  9. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    New stock index makes waves in Japan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:20am by Bloomberg

    ... revolution. Bespectacled and lean at 40, the lifelong employee of Japan Exchange Group is executing a plan backed by the government to shame corporate executives into boosting profits rather than ... (ETF) net deposits in the year. Almost US$2 billion was tracking the gauge by August 7 in four ETFs and 19 investment trusts, Japan Exchange president Atsushi Saito said this month. The US$1.2 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581648/new-stock-index-makes-waves-japan
  10. Business - Economy

    Rebound in exports lifts Japan's economic hopes

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rebound in Japan's exports lifts hopes Japan's exports rose last month for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that demand overseas is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a relief for the Bank of Japan, which has based its economic growth and inflation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1578043/rebound-exports-lifts-japans-economic-hopes

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