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

Japan and South Kore.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

ETFs in Focus as South Korea Raises Rates

South Korea raises interest rates for first time in six years. South Korea’s central bank raised interest rates for the first time in more than six years. Economic.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 1st, 2017

Asia shares at 10-yr high on strong economy, oil gains

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6%, led by 1.1% gains in South Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

There could be a high cost for talking up the North Korean threat

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Constant threat inflation and fear-mongering take their toll on public opinion: A majority of Americans support military action against North Korea if economic and diplomatic ef.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2017

"India can learn from economic progress made by Japan, South Korea, Taiwan"

Prasenjit Kumar Basu in his book Asia Reborn writes about agrarian reform.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 1st, 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

Can North Korea Get South to Join Dispute With Japan Over Two Islands in Asia?

North and South Korea both agree the islets called Dokdo, Takeshima or Liancourt Rocks belong to Korea, but how far will it divide two U.S. allies in Asia?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweek7 hr. 46 min. ago

South Korea"s Moon bemoans GM plant closure move, calls on government to help workers

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday General Motors Co's (GM) decision to shut down a factory south of Seoul will hurt that region, and called upon his administration to take measures to boost economic activity there......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2018

Homebuilders shrug off higher mortgage rates, stay optimistic on economic boost from tax cuts

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index checked in at 72, close to a cyclical high. Higher rates aren't deterring home builders.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates rise to nearly four-year high on inflation concerns

Mortgage rates have climbed to the highest level in close to four years, according to data released Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2018

Shaun White wins gold medal in men"s half-pipe with near-perfect run in dramatic finish

Cameron Spencer/Getty Shaun White won the gold medal in the men's half-pipe in a dramatic finish Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Japan's Ayumu Hirano passed White for first place.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2018

Kim Jong Un for ‘reconciliation and dialogue’ with South Korea after delegation’s Olympic visit

North Korea’s leader said he wants to boost the “warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue” with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from a visit to the South, as his foes reit.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 13th, 2018

S Korea, Japan and China: How Asia won the right to host three Olympics

Olympics host city selection is a complicated interplay between the political and economic environments of the world when the host city selection process is playing out.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018

Commentary: Joshua Cooper Ramo’s South Korea Comments Contain Important Pieces of Truth

He was right to note how much South Korea leaned from Japan. NBC analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo outraged many South Koreans when he asser.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 12th, 2018

New Formula: Pressure Plus Diplomacy on North Korea

Weeks of maneuvering by North and South Korea around the Winter Olympics will lead to a new chapter in the Trump administration’s bid to exert maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang over nuclear weapons, Gerald F. Seib writes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2018