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Euro/Swiss franc at two-month lows as Italy concerns weigh

LONDON The Swiss franc and the Japanese yen rose against the dollar on Wednesday as a wave of caution swept currency markets a day after U.S. President Donald Trump tempered optimism over progress made in trade talks with China.

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Olympics: Taxi! Tokyo tackles tourist boom with accessible cab

TOKYO Tokyo's taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, gears up to host two major sporting events in the next 26 months.

11:57am IST

JGB futures tick up after strong BOJ buying results

TOKYO, May 23 Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's buying operation produced strong results, highlighting limited availability of JGBs for investors.

10:24am IST

Japan to set interim fiscal target to balance budget in FY2025: Nikkei

TOKYO Japan's government will push back its time frame for achieving a balanced budget by five years to fiscal 2025 but set an interim target to review progress in getting the country's fiscal house in order, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday.

9:59am IST

Nikkei hits 1-1/2-week low as Trump dents optimism on China-U.S. trade talks

TOKYO, May 23 Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a 1-1/2-week low on Wednesday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked uncertainty over the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks, while a stronger yen hurt exporters.

Regulatory News, 7:57am IST

FEATURE-Olympics-Taxi! Tokyo tackles tourist boom with accessible cab

TOKYO, May 23 Tokyo's taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, gears up to host two major sporting events in the next 26 months.

6:00am IST