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  1. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Economists forecast recession for Japan

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Wide range of weak results have economists forecasting worst GDP dip since earthquake Corporate woes add new fuel to fears of recession Slumping profits of manufacturers from robots to cosmetics in Japan threaten to suppress investment and wages, adding to the likelihood of recession after the economy probably contracted last quarter. In the three months ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Falls in prices, output signal risk of recession Japan's consumer prices slid at a faster pace in July, and industrial production unexpectedly fell, raising the danger the world's third-largest economy has slipped back into a contraction. The benchmark price gauge, which excludes fresh food, fell 0.3 per cent from a year earlier, putting the central ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan lawmaker heads to North Korea after Pyongyang leadership purge

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... parliament's approval because it is in recess. He was scheduled to return to Tokyo on Thursday. His talks … are likely to take up diplomacy through sports ANTONIO INOKI’S SECRETARY Inoki's ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Shinzo Abe outlines plans to bolster defence capabilities

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... parliament is returning from a recess that followed a sweeping upper house election victory by Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party in July. It gave his coalition bloc the majority in both ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese government's desperate measures to halt leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 02:38pm by AP

    ... government plaguing Istanbul's bid, and a recession and high Spanish unemployment hanging over Madrid's candidacy, Tokyo is pushing itself as the safe choice in uncertain times. The IOC ...

  6. Property - International - JAPAN

    Tokyo office market fights back after 20-year slump

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and monetary stimulus to pull Japan out of its third recession in five years. Contracted rents for prime office space in the central wards rose 13 per cent to 23,969 yen (HK$1,934) per tsubo ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Kuroda begins 'fast and furious' easing

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 01:41pm by Bloomberg

    ... confidence in a campaign to revive the world's third-biggest economy, mired in three recessions in the past five years. The bank set a two-year horizon for the price target under a "new ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan hikes defence spending in record US$1tr budget

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 08:58pm by Associated Press

    ... to do whatever it takes to get the economy out of recession and restore sustainable growth, through both strong stimulus spending and monetary easing. Including a supplementary budget to help ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan faces wage hurdle in bid to end deflation

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... companies and households more incentive to borrow, and boost revenue for businesses and the government in a nation that saw its third recession in five years last year. The danger: prolonged ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Markets cheer Japan conservatives’ return to power

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 11:34am by AFP

    ... economy slips into recession. All eyes will be on the bank’s policy meeting this week to see whether the nation’s central bankers move in line with Abe’s wishes. Investors are increasingly betting ... is likely to “pressure the Bank of Japan into much more aggressive asset purchases to pull Japan out of recession and prolonged deflation”. However, Credit Agricole said in a note that “it ...




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