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Bank of Japan’s Kuroda resolute in fight against deflation, says ready to ease more

Bank of Japan’s Kuroda resolute in fight against deflation, says ready to ease more

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday stressed the bank’s readiness to expand stimulus further to meet its price goal, a message that was partially echoed [...]
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Bank of Japan’s Kuroda resolute in fight against deflation, says ready to ease more

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday stressed the bank’s readiness to expand stimulus further to meet its price goal, a message that was partially echoed [...]
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Japan central bank gov. says companies must raise wages, investment, says hoarding cash costly

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Startribune | 6:00 AM

Japan’s central bank governor is urging companies to raise wages and investment to aid the country’s efforts to overcome deflation. Haruhiko Kuroda told a group [...]
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These Are The High Tech Military Systems Japan Is Purchasing To Counter China

These Are The High Tech Military Systems Japan Is Purchasing To Counter China

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Japan is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with China, its powerful and often aggressive neighbour. Although the two countries have sought to improve relations and find [...]
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Tales from Survivors of Japan’s Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Scientific American | 6:00 AM

Excerpted with permission, Strong in the Rain: Surviving Japan’s Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, by Lucy Birmingham and David McNeill. Available [...]
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More Details on New Japan Pro Wrestling Reaching an American Television Deal

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Wrestlezone | 6:00 AM

As we reported yesterday, New Japan Pro Wrestling has reached a television deal with AXS TV to begin airing programming in 2015. The announcement was involved in a highlight [...]
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From Japan, the joy of minimalism at home

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Chron | 6:00 AM

If you haven’t communed with your socks lately, thanked your shoes for their hard work or bowed (at least mentally) to your home in appreciation, maybe it’s time [...]
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Japan 40-year bond auction produces highest yield of 1.585pct

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An auction of 40-year Japanese government bonds on Wednesday produced a highest accepted yield of 1.585 percent, with 33.913 percent of the bids accepted at that yield, the [...]
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JGBs steady to slightly soft ahead of 40-year bond auction

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bond prices were steady to slightly lower on Wednesday, drawing little help from solid US Treasuries overnight as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead [...]
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Japan Vs. China: Oil and a Tale of Two Countries

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Theglobalist | 6:00 AM

Traders in world energy markets have been reporting over the last two months that “big hands” have been in the oil market on an almost daily basis, pushing the [...]
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Japan Calls for Swifter Airbag Repairs

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Japanese safety regulators said on Tuesday that they had ordered automakers to move more quickly to repair defective airbags made by the Takata Corporation, saying that [...]
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Tokyo’s Leader Charts His Own Growth Plan as Japan Struggles

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The head of Tokyo has some advice for Japan’s prime minister: Try harder. “The government’s pro-growth policies aren’t enough,” said Tokyo Gov. [...]
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End of Japan’s Deflation Means BOJ Chief Gets a Raise

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Japan gave the first pay raise in nine years to its board and other executives, backing Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s efforts to reflate the world’s [...]
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Yen firms after Bank of Japan minutes; dollar retreats

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The yen rose on Tuesday after Bank of Japan minutes showed the hurdle to further quantitative easing was high, while the dollar slipped as data showing a deterioration in [...]
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Japan rivals Scotland in race for best whisky

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Whiskies from Japan have been winning accolades at the Whisky Magazine Awards for years, including world’s best single malt. This year, a Japanese distiller took home [...]
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