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Nomura Leads Finance Wage Gains as Linkers Bought: Japan Credit

Nomura Leads Finance Wage Gains as Linkers Bought: Japan Credit

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s finance industry is bracing for higher consumer prices by raising wages of its youngest recruits and recommending purchases of inflation-protected debt. Nomura [...]
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China chides Japan for carping over fishing curbs

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing reacted sharply on Monday to criticism by Japan of new fishing restrictions imposed by China in the South China Sea, expressing “resolute dissatisfaction” [...]
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Japanese Firms Look to HK Listings

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies, led by the operator of Uniqlo, the clothing retailer, are heading to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange even as some foreign companies have shelved planned [...]
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Japan logs current account deficit for 2nd straight month in Nov

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s current account logged a deficit for a second straight month in November, Ministry of Finance data showed on Tuesday, as a weak yen inflated the cost of energy [...]
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Beam Being Acquired by Japan’s Suntory

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

The maker of classic American whiskeys Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark has agreed to be acquired by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal that would create the third [...]
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Japan Posts Record Current-Account Deficit as Import Costs Swell

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s current-account deficit widened to a record in November as imports climbed, underscoring challenges for prime ministerShinzo Abe as he tries to drive a [...]
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Global Media: China’s New Weapon Against Japan

Global Media: China’s New Weapon Against Japan

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

The increasingly belligerent Sino-Japanese relationship has transcended the limit of bilateral relations, becoming a major world issue. In a BBC Newsnight TV episode on [...]
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ADB says China and Japan should tackle pollution together

ADB says China and Japan should tackle pollution together

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China and Japan should put aside their diplomatic differences and find common ground in protecting the environment, the Asian Development Bank said Monday. Takehiko Nakao, [...]
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Brash Image Keeps Big 3 Tiny in Japan

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Satoshi Kimiwada, a fan of American muscle cars, said his business selling used Chevrolet Camaros, Ford Mustangs and other American cars in Yokohama, Japan, was on the verge [...]
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Japanese stocks tumble as yen hits four-week high

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday, with Japanese stocks tumbling more than 3 percent as the yen hit a four-week high against the dollar after last week’s [...]
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Seibu Holdings to seek Tokyo listing, ends spat with Cerberus -sources

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Seibu Holdings Inc and top shareholder Cerberus Capital Management LP have agreed to list the Japanese company’s shares in Tokyo early in the new [...]
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Japan condemns China fishing curbs; vows to defend islands

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan on Sunday joined the United States in criticising China’s new fishing restrictions in the South China Sea, saying the curbs, coupled with the launch last year of [...]
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Japan holds military drill as S. China Sea islands dispute widens

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Japanese paratroopers recaptured an island from an enemy in a wargame as its Defense minister vowed to defend a disputed East China Sea territory. China’s ships sailed [...]
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N. Korea slams ‘militarist maniac’ Japanese PM

N. Korea slams ‘militarist maniac’ Japanese PM

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday lashed out at Japan’s hawkish prime minister for seeking to revise Tokyo’s pacifist post-World War II constitution, calling Shinzo Abe a [...]
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Even N Korea Says Japan Is Acting Dangerously Militaristic

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday lashed out at Japan’s hawkish prime minister for seeking to revise Tokyo’s pacifist post-World War II constitution, calling Shinzo Abe a [...]
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