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The Economic Toll Of High Suicide Rates In Japan And South Korea

Japan and South Kore.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asia stocks higher; South Korea shares soar as interest rates hold steady

South Korea’s stock market has been on a roll, hitting record highs as strong local corporate results and economic optimism propelled gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2017

How Moon Jae-in Aims to Kick-Start South Korea"s Economy

The new South Korean president’s economic policies place a greater emphasis on the role of the government in boosting soft domestic demand and reversing high youth unemployment......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 11th, 2017

Bird-Flu Outbreak Brings Pain for Poultry Producers in Asia

Avian influenza is spreading across Asia in what may be the worst outbreak in seven years, as the human death toll rises and chickens are culled in Japan, South Korea and China in an effort to contain the disease......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 22nd, 2017

Asian stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike expectations

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday as investors took profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following upbeat U.S. economic data......»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 16th, 2017

Asian markets mostly gain in quiet trading during US holiday

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday in subdued trading after U.S. markets were closed on the Thanksgiving holiday. Japan's benchmark rose as the dollar remained at an eight-month high against the yen......»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 24th, 2016

Get Ready For South Korea Quantitative Easing in 2017

South Korea Quantitative Easing coming? As Japan wrestles with negative interest rates and government debt at astronomical levels – nearly 229.30% debt to GDP — South Korea looks at its trading partner and eyes quantitative easing in loving fashio.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 27th, 2016

Asian stocks mixed after economic data

Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as upbeat reports on manufacturing in the U.S. and Europe were followed by weak growth data from South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 25th, 2016

Amid crisis, Qatar opens up access points for Indian trade

India is Qatar’s third largest buyer of natural gas after Japan and South Korea. However, trade between India and Qatar has been consistently falling since 2014-15......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJun 20th, 2017

Toshiba to pick government-led Japan-U.S.-Korea group to buy chips unit-source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Embattled Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, U.S. and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate's semiconductor business, two people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2017

Central bank caution beefs up stock gains

LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei jumped to a near two-year high on Tuesday and European stock markets built on their biggest one-day gain in two months as central bankers gave a tempered message about growth and the chances of rises in interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2017

Japan business mood up, points to better BOJ tankan - Reuters Tankan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Confidence among Japanese manufacturers bounced in June to match a decade-high level recorded in April and is expected to rise for several months, a Reuters survey found, providing more evidence of economic recovery......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2017

Why America"s South Still Has Such High HIV Rates

While the HIV epidemic in the U.S. has slowed, it remains a serious problem in many African-American communities in the southern states......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 15th, 2017

A suspected North Korean drone photographed the US military"s advanced missile defense system in South Korea

The Defence Ministry/News1 via ReutersSeoul’s Defence Ministry said Tuesday investigators discovered hundreds of photos from the drone’s Sony-made in-built camera. The ministry said they include 10 photos of the Terminal High .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2017

Asian markets dip, dollar buoyant as US Fed meet comes into view

Japan's Nikkei was down 0.5 per cent and South Korea's KOSPI slid 0.5 per cent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 11th, 2017

Bitcoin Surges Above $3000 As Asian Premium Collapses

Bitcoin prices (in dollars) have surged above $3000 for the first time in history this morning as CoinTelegraph reports that South Korea and Japan, the third and fourth largest B.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2017

"There is no South Korean leader who thinks a first strike by the US is okay": Experts in Asia weigh in on North Korea

Thomson ReutersThis story originally appeared on Business Insider Japan and has been translated from Japanese. The Trump administration has been exploring options, including use of military force, to counter Nort.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2017

Arun Jaitley to attend AIIB annual meet in South Korea

AIIB aims to promote economic development of the region by supporting infra projects.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 31st, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stock market turns south, as financial slump takes toll on Wall Street

U.S. stock-index gauges on Wednesday turn decidedly lower in late-morning trade on the last trading day of the month, as a slump in bank shares and a lackluster reading of economic reports weigh on investor sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2017

Japan’s Suicide Rate is Finally Falling, Thanks to Preventative Measures

Japan had one of the world's highest suicide rates for much of the last two decades but that is changing......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2017

Hotels in South to down shutters over GST today

Hotels in South India have decided to observe a day’s bandh on May 30 in protest against the high GST rates imposed on them, T Satyanarayana, general secretary of the AP Hotels’ Association, has said......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 29th, 2017