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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Business - Companies

    Japan's JX eyes Indonesia, Vietnam for refining push

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Indonesia, Vietnam in JX sights for refiners Japan's biggest oil refiner, JX Nippon Oil & Energy, is looking at building refineries and petrol stations in Indonesia and Vietnam as fuel consumption slumps at home, in what would be its first major downstream oil investment in Asia outside Japan. The two markets are the most promising locations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577236/japans-jx-eyes-indonesia-vietnam-refining-push
  4. Business - Economy

    June machinery orders rebound 8.8pc in Japan but outlook looks bleak

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Weak exports and industrial production cloud outlook for capital spending Machinery orders rebound in Japan Japan's core machinery orders rose for the first time ... Corporate investment is one of the key- and so far missing- ingredients of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recipe for economic revival, dubbed "Abenomics", aimed at pulling Japan out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1573811/june-machinery-orders-rebound-88pc-japan-outlook-looks-bleak
  5. 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
  6. Business - Economy

    Bank of Japan gloomy on outlook for exports owing to weak Asian demand

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Bank of Japan gloomy on export outlook Sluggish Asian demand and a shift in Japanese production overseas will continue to weigh on exports, the Bank of Japan said, ... has a big effect on Japan's economy, remains a problem," the bank said in a monthly economic report for August released yesterday. "Some other emerging nations... may also see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1571624/bank-japan-gloomy-outlook-exports-owing-weak-asian-demand
  7. Business - Economy - industry

    Japan out to regain influence over Brazil amid greater China exposure

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:13am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Rio de Janeiro Prime Minister Abe and top corporate officials visit the country to bolster economic relations Japan looking to regain edge over China in Brazil In the 1950s, Japan helped Brazil establish industries such as steelmaking and initiated key purchases of Brazilian iron ore. Now the Asian nation is seeking to regain influence in Latin America's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1566551/japan-out-regain-influence-over-brazil-amid-greater-china-exposure
  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Japan managers favour euro zone as they raise stock, bond allocations

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan funds favour euro stocks amid ECB easing Japanese fund managers increased both stocks and bonds in their model portfolio allocations in July, as they bet on a steady recovery in the global economy even as the Federal Reserve keeps reducing stimulus. A survey of eight Japan-based fund managers, polled by Reuters between July 16-23, also showed they increased ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1563752/japan-managers-favour-euro-zone-they-raise-stock
  9. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan's industrial output falls at fastest pace since March 2011 tsunami

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:03am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Decline in June industrial production comes as companies reduce inventories, casting a shadow over reforms after years of deflation Japan's output falls at fastest pace since 2011 Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1562543/japan-factory-output-falls-sharply
  10. Business - Economy

    Household spending rebounds in Japan as confidence returns

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Household spending reboundsin Japan The availability of jobs in Japan hit its highest level in 22 years last month as companies grew more confident about hiring, ... to economic recovery. Labour shortages in the construction and retail sectors suggest the jobless rate is not likely to rise sharply. Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida said the impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1562208/household-spending-rebounds-japan-confidence-returns

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