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  • Japan second-quarter GDP seen little changed after MOF capex data

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese firms raised capital spending in April-June from a year earlier for a fourth consecutive quarter, but a quarter-on-quarter decline suggests revised data will likely confirm the economy's deepest contraction since the March...
  • Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people familiar with the talks said. An...
  • Japan's 'Abenomics' feared in trouble as challenges build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan for Japan's economy to generate self-sustained growth on the back of his three policy "arrows" of massive monetary easing, spending and reform appears to be faltering - but no magic solution is in sight....
  • Japan budget requests for Financial Year 2015/16 to total 101.68 trillion yen

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government ministries made a record 101.68 trillion yen ($967 billion) in budget requests for the fiscal year starting next April, a draft obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday. The budget requests compare with 95.88...
  • Japan observes atom bomb anniversary

    Tokyo (dpa) Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bomb attack on the western city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as tens of thousands people attended an annual ceremony. Participants including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, survivors, their...
  • Japan flirts with recession after output, exports drop

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan could be flirting with recession after the weakest factory output since 2011, which, following a surprising fall in exports last week, could pressure the central bank to ease policy and complicate a decision on whether to raise...
  • As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value

    TOKYO (Reuters) - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking...
  • Japanese PM keeps core members in cabinet reshuffle

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brought in a rival and appointed women to nearly a third of the posts in a revamped cabinet unveiled on Wednesday, but kept key ministers in a reshuffle aimed at unifying his party and polishing his...
  • Putin hails Soviet victory over Japan in courting Mongolia

    ULAN BATOR (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Japanese army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin's reference to the...
  • Japan vice econmin: More caution needed on next tax hike

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government needs to be more cautious about a coming decision on raising the national sales tax than it was on the previous hike as the economy reaches a "make-or-break point," a senior government official said on Wednesday. Vice...
  • Japan PM Abe sent condolences to memorial for convicted war criminals

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a condolence message to a ceremony honoring "martyrs" convicted as war criminals after World War Two, his top spokesman said on Wednesday, news that could snarl efforts to thaw chilly ties with...