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JGBs edge down as stocks rebound, surprised by primary dealer’s pullout

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bonds edged down on Wednesday, taking their cue from a rebound in equities, but trade was overshadowed by news that a primary dealer is set to quit in the [...]
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Japan stocks lead Asia lower, kiwi flies as central bank stands pat

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by sliding Japanese equities, while a weaker dollar buoyed commodities such as gold and crude oil. Spreadbetters expected a lower [...]
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JGBs firm after strong 5-year sale results

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bonds were higher on Thursday, led by 5-year JGBs after strong demand at an auction of those notes. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.4 trillion yen [...]
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Worse-than-expected drop in Japan machinery orders flags weak capex ahead

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

April core orders -11.0 percent m/m vs forecast -3.8 percent * Orders fall by most since May 2014 * Decline due to Kumamoto quakes, China slowdown * Govt’s economic [...]
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Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese naval ship sailed into waters surrounding disputed East China Sea islands for the first time early Thursday, prompting Tokyo to summon the Chinese ambassador to [...]
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Biggest Bank Quitting Japan Bond Club Shows BOJ Crushing Market

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd’s move to consider quitting as one of 22 primary dealers is the latest sign of stress in a debt market that’s struggling to cope [...]
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The Suitcase Murder Tearing the US and Japan Apart

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Dailybeast | 6:00 AM

A series of horrific crimes by present and former US military personnel stationed on Okinawa has triggered dramatic moves to try to reduce the American presence on the island [...]
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Honda Recalls 784000 Vehicles in Japan Over Takata Air Bags

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese automaker Honda is recalling 784,000 vehicles in Japan due to faulty Takata Corp. air bag inflators for front passenger seats. The recall, announced by Honda Motor [...]
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Criminal complaint filed in Japan over faulty Takata air bag

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A criminal complaint about a Takata air bag causing injuries in a crash has been filed in Japan, the first such case in this nation related to an unfolding massive recall. [...]
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Japanese Banks Expand to Ranks of World’s Biggest Energy Lenders

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese banks, known for the risk-aversion that spared them the worst of the credit crisis, have quietly grown into some of the world’s largest energy lenders. [...]
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BOJ Policy Still Influencing Yen

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Forexcrunch | 6:00 AM

When we look at activity in the currency markets over the last few years, it is clear that there is a great deal of bullish momentum with respect to currencies that are being [...]
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Japan protests after Chinese navy ship sails near disputed islands

Japan protests after Chinese navy ship sails near disputed islands

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan summoned the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo early on Thursday to express concern after a Chinese navy ship sailed close to what Japan considers its territorial waters in [...]
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Malabar-16: India, US, Japan to play war games from Friday

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

Four Indian naval ships including two stealth frigates and elite Marine Commandos (Marcos) will take part in a trilateral maritime exercise Malabar-16, starting Friday, that [...]
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Japan: China ship sailed near disputed islands

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Tokyo has protested to Beijing after a Chinese frigate entered waters near a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, according to a Japanese Defense Ministry spokesman. [...]
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Chinese frigate sails near Senkakus, as do Russian military vessels

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A Chinese Navy frigate sailed into a contiguous zone just outside Japanese territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea early Thursday, the [...]
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