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How Aging Japan Defied Demographics and Revived Its Economy

Japan encouraged the elderly and women to work and broke a longstanding taboo against immigration, offering lessons for other advanced economies facing similar problems. The country is now enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

Aflac"s (AFL) Japan Business to Drive Long-Term Growth

Changes in Japan's economy and aging population is likely t.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 19th, 2019

Global growth rebound hopes hit by weak factory data

Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setback for hopes the global economy might be turning the corner on its slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2019

Weak factories dent hopes for global economic recovery

Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setback for hopes the global economy might be turning the corner on its slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2019

Japan government downgrades economy view as U.S.-China trade war bites

Japan's government downgraded its assessment of the economy in March for the first time in three years, blaming a bruising U.S.-China trade war for slumping exports and industrial output......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

Japan propounds hydrogen energy policies at World Smart Energy Week 2019

Japan is comeptitive in developing hydrogen energy thanks to its technological leadership in the sector, according to its Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) officials......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 15th, 2019

Group therapy to help drivers in share economy

The landmark Chrysler Building, which is being bought for about a fifth of what it last sold for, could ultimately be transformed from an aging office tower into a hotel. Aby Rosen’s RFR Holding LLC... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

Oil drops 1 percent as economic outlook weakens, U.S. supply surges

Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Friday after disappointing U.S. job growth revived concerns about a slowing global economy and weaker demand for oil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Oil drops 2 percent as economic outlook weakens, U.S. supply surges

Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Friday and were set for a second straight week of declines after disappointing U.S. job growth revived concerns about a slowing global economy and weaker demand for oil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Oil drops 3 percent as economic outlook weakens, U.S. supply surges

Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Friday and were set for a second straight week of declines after disappointing U.S. job growth revived concerns about a slowing global economy and weaker demand for oil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Oil drops 3 pct as economic outlook weakens, U.S. supply surges

Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Friday and were set for a second straight week of declines after disappointing U.S. job growth revived concerns about a slowing global economy and weaker demand for oil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Japan sees global growth risks persisting on trade war, China slowdown

Downside risks in the global economy are likely to persist over the medium to long term, pressured by the Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China, Japan's top financial diplomat said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Japan"s October-December growth revised upward to 1.9 pct

Japan's economy grew at an annual pace of 1.9 percent in October-December, according to revised data from the Cabinet Office that showed stronger investment than earlier reported......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 8th, 2019

Japan wants to start U.S. trade talks soon as Trump ups pressure

Japan economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi said he wanted to start bilateral trade talks with the U.S. as soon as possible, a day after President Donald Trump turned up tension by complaining about years of “unfair” trade......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 1st, 2019

Japanese firms see flat spending amid trade frictions, tax hike jitters

Business investment in Japan has been a rare bright spot in the world's third-largest economy but that may now be fading amid anxiety over an upcoming sales tax hike and global trade frictions, a Reuters monthly corporate survey showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2019

Kuroda flags BOJ"s readiness to ease further, yen slips

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday the central bank was ready to ramp up stimulus if sharp yen rises hurt the economy and derail the path towards achieving its 2 percent inflation target. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

HSBC Made $120 Million In One Day As Turkish Lira Imploded

Countless Japanese amateur FX traders and Mrs. Watanabes were crushed last summer when the Turkish lira, one of Japan's favorite FX pairs, tumbled in an accelerating avalanche following a sharp deterioration in the Turkish economy a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 19th, 2019

Japan"s economy rebounded in final quarter of 2018

Japan's economic growth for the last three months of 2018 rebounded from a slump the previous quarter, growing at an annual rate of 1.4 percent......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2019

Will Healthy Economy & Job Market Drive UDR"s Q4 Earnings?

Though UDR's Q4 results will likely mirror benefit from favorable demographics, household formation, recovering economy and job-market gains, elevated de.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 8th, 2019

Don"t rule out China"s economy, says RiverFront"s Konstantinos

RiverFront Investment Group's chief investment strategist Chris Konstantinos tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors can conservatively play China by buying emerging market funds or Japan, which he's also bullish on......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Global economy: PMIs paint grim picture for euro zone, Japan

Business activity in the euro zone barely expanded in January and Japan's manufacturing growth stalled as export orders fell. As David Pollard reports, the first PMI readings of 2019 make depressing reading for policymakers......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019