Results for Japan
- Japan, Counting on Gradual Recovery, Holds Steady on Stimulus
The Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus programme unchanged on Thursday, with Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holding fast to his view that the corporate capital expenditure vital to economic growth will pick up - suggesting that no new monetary easing is ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/19/2015 - 21:48 - 0 comments
- Japan’s Economy Feels the Sting of China’s Slowdown
Japan, more than many other developed countries, needs everything to go right for its economy to grow, the International New York Times reported. Its population and work force are shrinking. Once-big industries like consumer electronics are retrenchi ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/16/2015 - 19:46 - 0 comments
- Japan’s 'Quintuple Dip' Recession Delivers A Fresh Blow To Abenomics
annualised 0.8% in July-September, more than a market forecast for a 0.2% contraction, government data showed on Monday. That followed a revised 0.7% contraction in the previous quarter, fulfilling the technical ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/15/2015 - 23:15 - 0 comments
- Bank of Japan, Despite Gloomy Forecast, Resists New Steps
Japan’s central bank said on Friday that the economic outlook was worsening, but its governor said that the stimulus measures already in place, while slow to take effect, were enough for now. Even with the benchmark interest rate at virtually zero and th ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/01/2015 - 21:32 - 0 comments
- Daiichi Chuo Shares Halted After Nikkei Report on Bankruptcy
Shares of Daiichi Chuo KK, a Japanese shipping line, were halted from trading in Tokyo after the Nikkei newspaper reported the company may seek bankruptcy protection as early as Tuesday. The company’s liabilities may be about 120 billion yen ($1 billion) ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/28/2015 - 20:35 - 0 comments
- Shinzo Abe Vows To Boost Japan Output By 22% With New Reforms
Shinzo Abe has vowed to boost the size of Japan’s economy from Y491tn to Y600tn and said his programme of reforms was entering a new, second stage, the Financial Times reported. The Japanese prime minister was speaking after his Liberal Democratic pa ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/24/2015 - 21:10 - 0 comments
- Debt-Strapped Japan Planning a No-Frills Olympics
Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games will be the first of a leaner type of competition that will limit spending on big-ticket venues to avoid alienating the public, Chief Executive Officer Toshiro Muto said, two months after debt-ridden Japan canceled plans for a ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/17/2015 - 21:20 - 0 comments
- S&P Downgrades Japan
Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday lowered Japan’s sovereign debt rating one notch, in the latest sign of concern about Japan’s economic prospects nearly three years after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power, The Wall Street Journal reported. S& ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/16/2015 - 21:57 - 0 comments
- Japan Economy Minister Urges Fiscal Stimulus
Japan should consider an extra fiscal stimulus of Y2tn ($84bn) this autumn, the country’s economy minister has said, as fears grow that a Chinese slowdown will hit growth across Asia. In an interview with foreign reporters, Akira Amari said Japan’s tax r ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/08/2015 - 19:50 - 0 comments
- Toshiba Scandal Continues As More Accounting Errors Found
Toshiba again delayed announcing its annual financial results on Monday, as new accounting errors prevented the company from drawing a line under Japan’s worst corporate scandal in four years, the Irish Times reported. Toshiba, which was scheduled to ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 08/31/2015 - 19:12 - 0 comments