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Rising trend in Japan prices remains intact -govt official

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s consumer inflation remains in an upward trend when excluding the effect of last year’s sharp oil price falls, a government official said on Friday. The [...]
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Japan’s Central Bank Is China’s Biggest Cheerleader

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has a new strategy to support his country’s listing economy: talking up China’s. It’s a marked break with what other [...]
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China’s currency devaluation may be painful for Japan

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

How long will it take before the Japanese government of Shinzo Abe fires the next round in the currency wars, stepping up its efforts to drive the yen lower in response to [...]
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Can Netflix Become Must-See TV in Japan?

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The successful expansion by Netflix into Australia, Canada, Europe, and Latin America over the last five years has increased investor confidence in the streaming [...]
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Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in July

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term [...]
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Japan students on hunger strike over security bills

Japan students on hunger strike over security bills

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A group of Tokyo university students have staged a rare hunger strike in front of Japan’s parliament as they protest against security bills that critics fear would drag [...]
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Japan hosts women-focused conference amid economy push

Japan hosts women-focused conference amid economy push

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

japan Japan on Friday kicks off the “World Assembly for Women” conference, as prime minister Shinzo Abe moves to boost the role of females in the world’s [...]
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Japan inflation flat, household spending slips

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in China threatens Japan’s already [...]
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JGBs flat as Nikkei rise weighs but BOJ’s bond-buying helps

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Friday, with the negative impact from rallying Tokyo shares and an overnight retreat by US Treasuries offset by the [...]
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Japan inflation stalls and spending slides, keeps policymakers under pressure

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s consumer inflation ground to a halt for the first time in more than two years and household spending unexpectedly fell in July, heightening pressure on [...]
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Japan July core CPI unchanged from previous year

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core consumer prices were unchanged in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products [...]
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While Many Panicked, Japanese Day Trader Made $34 Million

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

While a lot of investors were hitting the panic button Monday, a Japanese day trader who’d made a big bet against the market timed the bottom almost perfectly and [...]
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Japan’s Women Struggle as Representation Trails Saudi Sisters

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A look around his own workplace would show Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe he still has much to do on his flagship “womenomics” policy. Japan ranks 117th out [...]
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This is why BOJ will have to turn on stimulus taps again

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Consumer prices in Japan were unchanged from a year earlier in July, underscoring the struggle the Bank of Japan (BOJ) faces in achieving its 2 percent inflation target and [...]
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A Step Forward for ‘Womenomics’ in Japan

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe’s administration put more pressure on Japanese companies to hire women and promote them to management positions with a law passed Friday, as [...]
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