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  • BOJ to stick to optimistic economic view, debate weak exports

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is set to continue its massive asset purchases and retain its rosy view on the outlook on Friday despite a series of weak data, underscoring its conviction that the world's third biggest economy can withstand the pain...
  • Exclusive: Japan's GPIF to boost stock allocation to over 20 percent - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's public pension fund, the world's largest at around $1.24 trillion, plans to boost the weighting of domestic stocks to more than 20 percent from a current 12 percent target, two people with knowledge of the allocation review...
  • 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...
  • 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 set to miss 2021 budget-balance goal by $100 bln -draft

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will cut discretionary spending such as public works by 10 percent in next fiscal year's budget, a draft document showed, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government seeks to cut the government's enormous deficit even as it...
  • China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations

    China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations
    The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...
  • Investing: the outlook for overseas stocks

    The economies of Japan, Europe and emerging nations are giving off mixed signals. Here's what we see happening in the next several months. Japan on the mend. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to turn Japan's economy around is bearing fruit. But as Abe...
  • Abenomics picks up speed: The battle for Japan

    Abenomics picks up speed: The battle for Japan
    The arrest on May 17th of a Japanese pop star, Aska, for possessing drugs would normally have attracted little attention. Yet the tentacles of the affair reach further. Aska is an acquaintance of Yasuyuki Nambu, founder of Pasona, a temporary-staffing...
  • Japan allows its military to help defend U.S., other allies

    Japan allows its military to help defend U.S., other allies
    Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country's military to help defend the United States and other allies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the...
  • Japan is ready to flex its military

    Japan is ready to flex its military
    Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on Japanese military support? The...
  • Japanese artist jailed for vagina kayak vows legal fight

    Japanese artist jailed for vagina kayak vows legal fight
    A Japanese artist who made figures of Lady Gaga and a kayak modeled on her vagina said on Wednesday from jail she was "outraged" by her arrest and vowed a court fight against obscenity charges. Megumi Igarashi, 42, says she was challenging a culture of...