Jul 29
The government plans to abolish tariffs for imported wine, chicken and some other items in stages over several years under the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade framework, it has been learned. (The Japan News)
Jul 24
Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Machinery, Banking and Warehousing sectors led shares lower. (
Jul 23
Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, helped by buybacks after the previous day's tumble. (Japan Times)
Jul 22
Tokyo stock prices have fallen for the first time in 7 trading days as sell orders for a wide range of issues were placed for profit-taking. (NHK)
Jul 16
The Bank of Japan said Wednesday that it has cut is projection on year-on-year growth in the country's core consumer price index for fiscal 2016 to 1.9 pct from the previous estimate of 2.0 pct in April. (Jiji Press)
Jul 15
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and largely maintained its upbeat inflation forecasts on Wednesday, even as soft exports and household spending forced it to trim its economic growth projection slightly. ()
Jul 15
Negative calls on Japan's market remain few and far between even after a nearly non-stop rally for more than two years, suggesting confidence in the economic revival may not be misplaced. (
Jul 13
As Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda fails to get much traction in his bid to revitalize his country's economy, he should spare a thought for the man who warned him this would happen: his predecessor. (
Jul 13
The benchmark Nikkei average rallied and retook 20,000 on the Tokyo Stocks Exchange on Monday, with investor wariness somewhat eased over the Greek debt crisis and Chinese stocks. (The Japan News)
Jul 13
The Japanese government is seeking to abolish wartime copyright extensions in negotiations on the protection of intellectual property rights as part of Trans-Pacific Partnership multilateral free trade talks. (Jiji Press)