TOKYO Japanese shares linked to the city of Nagasaki got an unlikely boost on Thursday after Pope Francis unveiled a plan to visit Japan, with media reporting Nagasaki, for centuries a center of Christianity in Japan, would be on his itinerary.
* To increase unhedged foreign bond holdings in 2H when yen
TOKYO, June 15 Shares of small Japanese shippers
jumped this week after the historic summit between U.S.
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
sparked hopes of news business ties with the reclusive country.
TOKYO Japanese retail investors are pulling out of a popular bear market fund as a rally in the benchmark Nikkei index to 26-year highs prompts many market participants to ditch their contrarian strategies.
TOKYO On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.
TOKYO The Tokyo Stock Exchange launched a new stock index on Monday, selecting 200 companies among small-to-mid-cap firms with high return on equity and operating profits as well as strong corporate governance.
TOKYO, March 13 The Tokyo Stock Exchange
launched a new stock index on Monday, selecting 200 companies
among small-to-mid-cap firms with high return on equity and
operating profits as well as strong corporate governance.
TOKYO Ask the president of Japan's largest daycare chain what his biggest headache is, and Kazuhiro Ogita doesn't hesitate: workers and wage costs. Not enough of one, too much of the other.
TOKYO/OSAKA Japan's nuclear regulator gave an initial safety clearance on Wednesday to two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power, the second approval under new rules introduced after the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
OSAKA Japan Japanese manufacturers, flush with cash but loath to spend it at home since the global financial crisis, are finally shedding their deflationary mindset and splashing out on the new plant and equipment crucial to sustaining a nascent economic recovery.