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  • Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - China's economy is slowing. The euro zone's is a flat line. Japan's sank in the second quarter. Britain has wage deflation. The U.S. economy is ticking over at best. In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises - from Ukraine, Iraq...
  • At least 36 dead in landslides in western Japan

    TOKYO At least 36 people were dead and seven unaccounted for in landslides triggered by torrential rain in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, police said. A 2-year-old boy and his 11-year-old brother were pronounced dead after they were...
  • Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 36

    Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 36
    HIROSHIMA (Reuters) - At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll could rise further, police...
  • U.S. official says unified with Japan on need for Russian sanctions

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Treasury official said on Wednesday that the U.S. and Japanese governments are completely unified that sanctions are needed on Russia to encourage it to stop taking steps that the United States says are destabilizing...
  • Citigroup seeks to exit Japanese retail banking : source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is preparing to sell its Japanese retail banking operations, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as it waves the white flag on a venture plagued by regulatory troubles and anemic lending. The...
  • 'Good news' shock could kill the five-year-old bull market

    LONDON (Reuters) - If bad economic news continues to translate into good news for investors, any sharp acceleration of the world economy from here could well kill off the long-running equity bull market. While a mid-summer wobble in global markets was...
  • China fines Japanese auto parts makers record $201 million for price-fixing

    BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - China has fined Japanese auto parts makers a record 1.235 billion yuan ($201 million) for manipulating prices as the government steps up its enforcement of an anti-trust law that has targeted major corporations and revived...
  • Japan export rebound offers hope for economic growth

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose in July for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that overseas demand is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a...
  • Jim O'Neill: Calm in financial markets rests on faith in the Fed

    Talk about a summer lull. I worked in finance for the best part of 30 years, and I can't remember a period quite like this. Such a peculiar calm presents certain challenges. I'm almost glad not to be more actively involved. To begin with, coping with the...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • Citi considering sale of Japan retail banking unit : WSJ

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is considering the sale of its retail-banking business in Japan, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Citigroup is considering a possible auction for the sale, the Journal reported....