Recent Japan News
TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japan's JFE Steel, a unit of JFE Holdings Inc, said on Tuesday it has decided to pull out of a planned steel plant project in Vietnam due to a prolonged oversupply situation of the alloy in Asia.
INCHEON South Korea - Like his famous namesake Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino is hoping the Asian Games will be his springboard to bigger and better things.
TOKYO - Finance ministers and central bank governors from Japan, China and South Korea will meet on Friday ahead of this weekend's Group of 20 gathering in Cairns, Australia, a Japanese finance ministry official said, despite Tokyo's strained diplomatic ties with its north Asian neighbours.
* Reversal of excessive yen gains slowing capex outflow -Kuroda
TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japanese government bond yields rose to their highest levels in some months on Tuesday, tracking higher U.S. bond yields on expectations of earlier rate increases by the U.S. Federal Reserve.