Asian Stocks Extend Quarterly Gain On Economic Optimism
Asian stocks rose, extending the biggest quarterly gain since 2010, after better-than-expected economic data in the U.S. and China fueled optimism the global economy is recovering, boosting the earnings outlook for the region’s exporters.Honda Motor Co. (7267), a Japanese carmaker that gets 83
Japanese Equities Herald Return To Inflation
Are Japanese equities signaling that the country’s era of deflation is finally coming to an end?If so, investors worldwide will have plenty to chew over, even if they don’t hold any Japanese assets.Although the Japanese market has gained from the euphoric global mood since markets hit
Japan Earthquake And Tsunami: See How The Country Has Rebuilt...
You gotta have heart: Who needs a romantic lobster dinner when you can have a lamp filled with heart-shaped candies?Grammys 2012 | Christie Blatchford | 2013 Winter Classic | Toronto City Hall | Andrew Coyne | GOP primaries | IranThis combination of pictures shows debris covering a
Japan, Once Dynamic, Is Disheartened By Decline
DISPIRITED Akiko Oka has worked part time in an Osaka clothing shop since her store closed in 2002. She said she lamented Japan’s loss of vigor.OSAKA, Japan — Like many members of Japan’s middle class, Masato Y. enjoyed a level of affluence two decades ago that was the envy of the
China-Japan Tensions Escalate, As China Breaks Off High Level...
On the anniversary of the 1931 Japanese invasion of China, tensions between the world's second and third largest economies are escalating. The Associated Press reports that late Sunday, China broke off high-level government contacts with Japan "over the extended detention of a fishing boat captain
TABLE-Japan Q2 GDP Up 0.1 Pct Q/q, Well Below Forecast
(For more stories on the Japanese economy, click [ID:nECONJP]) TOKYO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew 0.1 percent in April-June, slowing sharply from the previous two quarters as export growth moderated and a stimulus-driven recovery in consumption ran out of steam. The expansion in gross
Nikkei Slips After GDP Comes In Below Forecast
Japan's Nikkei average fell 1.2 percent on Monday after figures showed Japan's economy slowed sharply from the previous two quarters as export growth moderated and a stimulus-driven recovery in consumption ran out of steam. The benchmark Nikkei shed 108.47 points to 9,144.99, while the broader Topi
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