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  • Mrs Watanabe jumps on yen-selling bandwagon as tide turns

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's legions of retail foreign-exchange traders, popularly known as Mrs Watanabe, are turning into sellers of yen. They have shifted from playing the dollar's range against the yen to betting against the Japanese currency after it...
  • In Abenomics' shadow, Japanese women fight 'maternity harassment'

    TOKYO - When Sayaka Osakabe returned to work after a second miscarriage, one of the first questions her boss asked was whether she was having sex again. Despite laws guaranteeing equal opportunity and a near parity of sexes attending university,...
  • OECD says BOJ inflation goal hard to meet, needs new commitment

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan must make a new commitment quickly to meet its 2 percent inflation target because achieving that goal by next spring will be difficult, a senior official at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said...
  • Chinese vice-premier keen to revive talks with Japan: executives

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang looks forward to "quickly reviving" high-level economic talks with Japan, he was quoted by visiting Japanese executives as saying on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between Asia's two...
  • Japan puts more sanctions on Russia, protests at island visit

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Wednesday it was imposing additional sanctions on Russia because of its involvement in the Ukraine conflict and that it had also formally protested at the visit to a contested island by an aide to Russian President Vladimir...
  • Japan says visit by Putin aide to disputed island 'regrettable'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will lodge a protest with Russia after President Vladimir Putin's chief of staff visited a contested island chain, but there would be no change to Tokyo's policy to maintain dialogue with Moscow, Japan's top government spokesman...
  • Yen up on PM comments; record-breaking dollar run stalls

    LONDON (Reuters) - The yen rose on Wednesday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low, adding to the sense of a halt this week in the dollar's record-breaking run since July. The U.S....
  • Japan will not restart nuclear power plants unless safety is restored: Abe

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan will not restart closed-down nuclear plants "unless safety is restored 100 percent," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday. Japan is currently "completely dependent on fossil fuels," Abe said at the World Leaders Forum, on...
  • Japan business mood turns positive: government survey

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Confidence at big Japanese manufacturers turned positive in July-September and they expect business conditions to improve further in the following quarter, a government survey showed, suggesting a gradual economic recovery from the slump...
  • Japan PM Abe seeks summit with South Korea's Park amid frosty ties

    SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked South Korean President Park Geun-hye for a summit meeting in a letter handed over on Friday, seeking a breakthrough in the two countries' frosty ties over Japan's wartime past, including...
  • Japan, China, South Korea agree to ensure geopolitical risks don't threaten recovery

    CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - Financial policymakers of Japan, China and South Korea agreed to work together to ensure that geopolitical tensions will not threaten the region's economic recovery. "We recognize that the global recovery continues, while...