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Why Wal-Mart Is Looking To Exit From Japan

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Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJul 12th, 2018

Walmart looks to exit Japan with Seiyu supermarket sale: NIkkei

U.S. retailer Walmart Inc has decided to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu and has already approached major retailers and private equity funds, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

The new wave of Japanese investment is in your neighborhood

Buyers from Japan spent $578.7 million buying 438 properties in Hawaii last year, according to data from Title Guaranty, far outpacing the No. 2 country, Canada, whose citizens spent a mere $140.3 million on 139 properties......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 6 min. ago

"Medical check-ups": Japan firms tap banks for advice as activists circle

Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist investors who are targeting low valuations and cross-shareholdings in the nation......»»

Category: topSource: reuters5 hr. 51 min. ago

Japan"s Upper House To OK Casinos Imminently; Las Vegas Sands Ready To Move On News

Japan"s Upper House To OK Casinos Imminently; Las Vegas Sands Ready To Move On News.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha13 hr. 6 min. ago

IMF Says Brexit Won"t Hit European Economy Hard

The U.K.’s planned exit from the EU will have a “small” negative impact on the bloc’s economy, although it will prove more damaging to countries such as Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium that have closer links with Britain, the IMF said......»»

Category: topSource: wsj13 hr. 36 min. ago

SoftBank"s Son Calls Japan "Stupid" for Banning Ride Hailing

Tech investor Masayoshi Son called Japan’s ban on ride-hailing apps such as Uber “stupid,” heightening a clash with government leaders who say the apps are unsafe......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj17 hr. 21 min. ago

China"s top ride-hailing company takes fight with Uber to Japan

Japan is about to become the latest battleground between two of the world's biggest ride-hailing giants......»»

Category: topSource: cnn19 hr. 21 min. ago

Kobe Steel says Tokyo prosecutors have indicted company over data tampering scandal

Kobe Steel Ltd, Japan's third-biggest steelmaker, said on Thursday it has been indicted by prosecutors over a data tampering scandal that shook the company and faith in Japanese manufacturing prowess last year......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 36 min. ago

SoftBank"s Son says Japan is "stupid" to disallow ride-sharing

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son blasted Japan on Thursday for not allowing ride-sharing services, calling it "stupid" and saying the country was lagging overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI)......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 36 min. ago

Japan exports to U.S. fall, business mood sours amid fears of trade war

Japan's exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

SoftBank"s Son says Japan is "stupid" for not allowing ride-sharing

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son slammed on Thursday the Japanese government's ride-sharing ban and said the country had fallen behind overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence and fintech......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Coughing Up Reform: Japan Tightens Smoking Laws a Little

Japan tightened its smoking rules ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, belatedly joining a global trend after long being one of the easiest places among developed economies to light up......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

A small city is facing a ninja shortage — even though the salary is $85,000

Japan does not have enough ninjas. In an episode of NPR's 'Planet Money' podcast, Sally Herships visited Iga, a small city in central Japan that claims to be the birthplace of the ninja......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: May’s Brexit strategy squeaks through key votes in parliament

Divisions put prime minister’s ability to negotiate any deal Parliament would accept in doubt, risking chance of disorderly exit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Historic trade deal covers a third of the world"s economy

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that covers 600 million people......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 18th, 2018

Japan stocks bounce as yen bows before strong dollar

Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

Japan shares jump as yen bows to strong dollar

Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

The European Union and Japan just signed a new trade deal, and it shows how the rest of the world is fighting back against Trump"s attacks

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

May"s Brexit Plan Narrowly Survives in Parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan narrowly passed in Parliament on Tuesday, a struggle that casts doubt on whether she can negotiate an exit deal with the European Union that is acceptable to British lawmakers......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Bond yields may be in the process of peaking

AP Images Bond yields have moved higher this year.  But it seems to be a pause in rather than an exit from the bear market. The bond bear market looks poised to cont.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018