Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Investors not taking the bait despite Japan stock rally

TOKYO • Japan’s stock market has regained US$334 billion (RM1.38 trillion) in value this year after crawling out of the worst quarterly performance since ...

Japan, China sign agreement on ETF cross investment

BEIJING • Japan and China signed an agreement for a programme that will make it easier for investors to buy exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed in each ...

First Japan-built airliner in 50 years takes on Boeing

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • A new, long-delayed 88-passenger jet from Japan may finally be the right plane at the right time. More cities in Asia and ...

Japan’s exports fall again amid US pressure in trade talks

Economy Minister Motegi will be back in the US next week to meet Lighthizer
By BLOOMBERG TOKYO • Japan’s exports shrank for a fourth straight month in ...

Japan warns G-20 of downside risks to global economy

TOKYO • Japan kicked off its Group of 20 (G-20) presidency by reminding the world that the global economy isn’t out of the woods yet.
“The extension ...

Forget cherry blossoms: The real reasons to go to Kyoto right now

Modernised kaiseki cuisine, world-class contemporary art and a cutting-edge cocktail culture reveal that Japan’s bastion of history has been a simmering ...

Europe isn’t Japan in the 1990s — here’s why you should still be worried

Economists acknowledge that a prolonged period of European stasis, deflation and central bank impotence remain a threat
FRANKFURT • Europe’s sclerotic ...

Nomura job cuts begin as CEO cuts costs

It will simplify its corporate structure by reducing the number of functions by half
By BLOOMBERG TOKYO • Nomura Holdings Inc unveiled plans to cut ...

Ghosn to leave Renault’s board amid legal fight

By BLOOMBERG
PARIS • Renault SA’s former boss Carlos Ghosn (picture) will quit the board along with two other directors as the French carmaker ...

Japan’s Emperor Akihito ends reign marked by modernisation

His approach has at times unsettled some quarters, but it has won him broad respect and popularity
TOKYO • Japan’s outgoing Emperor Akihito and ...

Japan announces “Reiwa” as new era name to begin under next emperor

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG
TOKYO – The Japanese government announced Monday that “Reiwa” will be the name of Japan’s new era ...

US corporate debt is on fire this year, thanks to Japan

Overseas investors including Europeans are getting pushed into US investment-grade corporate debt by low returns at home as central banks globally cut ...