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  • 'Frozen' Outlasts 'Eternal' at Japan Box Office

    TOKYO -- "Frozen" won its fifth straight weekend at the Japanese box office, earning $8.25 million on April 12-13, a drop of only 1% from the weekend before. In the 31 days since its release, the pic's cume has climbed to $90 million on 7.56 million...
  • Japan PM talks with BOJ chief, does not push for easing

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday but did not pressure the central bank chief to ease policy, curbing speculation that the BOJ might take more aggressive action this month. Over lunch, Abe...
  • China denies naval snub for Japan over fleet review

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's navy on Tuesday denied, in a roundabout way, that it snubbed Japan by not inviting it to join in a naval fleet review as part of an international symposium, saying the two events had never been linked in the first place. U.S....
  • Low inflation to linger for years in euro zone

    (Reuters) - The euro zone is set for at least two more years of low inflation, held down by a strong currency and anemic economic and jobs growth, and still faces a very real threat of deflation, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. While the inflation...
  • Euro strength here to stay, unless ECB steps in

    LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Many of the factors driving the euro exchange rate to levels that have set off alarm bells at the European Central Bank are unlikely to go away on their own, part of the reason the bank has been threatening action. The euro...
  • Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for - high returns. Overseas long-term investors were already...
  • Alibaba's growth accelerates, U.S. IPO filing expected next week

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue growth accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares to file a prospectus next week for its highly anticipated initial public offering....
  • Japan's Suga: Don't think share decline in April significant

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday that Japanese share price decline in April has not been significant. The benchmark Nikkei rose 3 percent on Wednesday to post its biggest one-day rise in two months,...
  • Nikkei surges, SoftBank jumps on Alibaba earnings

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average surged on Wednesday after a better performance on Wall Street the day before and comments from Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso that the market took to suggest more stock buying by the government's...
  • Suzuki joins fuel efficiency race with simplified hybrid system

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese small-car maker Suzuki Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency. Japan's fourth-biggest car maker, which...
  • U.S., China in 'productive' talks after North Korea test threat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China have held "productive" talks on North Korea, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to conduct a new type of nuclear test....