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Japan’s Nikkei rises on relief over Deutsche, Kawasaki Heavy drops

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks rose on Monday as global risk asset markets took heart from easing concerns over the health of Deutsche Bank, triggering a relief bounce in financial sector [...]
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Small Japan firms dying out as aging owners struggle to find successors

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s small firms, many of which are “mom-and-pop” operations, are dying out as their aging owners struggle to find successors, in another sign that the [...]
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Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct in aging Japan

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday unveiled a doe-eyed palm-sized robot, dubbed Kirobo Mini, designed as a synthetic baby companion in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left [...]
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Superlong JGB yields dip after BOJ reduces buying only slightly

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Yields on superlong Japanese government bonds dipped on Monday as investors registered relief that the Bank of Japan only slightly trimmed its JGB buying, while yields on [...]
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Japan big manufacturers’ mood flat in fragile economic recovery -BOJ tankan

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Confidence among big Japanese manufacturers was flat in the three months to September and service-sector sentiment worsened to its lowest in nearly two years, the Bank of [...]
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BOJ Deploys US World War II Tactics That Failed to Spur Prices

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

n deciding to target bond yields, Japan is deploying a monetary strategy to combat deflation used by its former enemy in World War II. The trouble is that America’s [...]
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Japan big manufacturers’ confidence at multi-year low – BoJ

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Business confidence among Japan’s largest manufacturers is at its weakest level since Tokyo introduced measures to kick-start its tepid economy more than three years [...]
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Japan Urges 8,000 Residents to Evacuate Kume Island Over Chaba Typhoon

Japan Urges 8,000 Residents to Evacuate Kume Island Over Chaba Typhoon

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Sputniknews | 6:00 AM

Over 8,000 people were recommended to evacuate from the Japanese Kume Island as the Chaba typhoon is advancing toward the Okinawa Prefecture, the island’s [...]
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Kuroda Has Ruined Chance of Second Term, Abe Aide Nakahara Says

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has ruined his chances of getting a second full term, according to Nobuyuki Nakahara, who has advised the prime minister on the economy and was an [...]
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Takata Bidders Said to Offer at Least $1 Billion Investments

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Takata Corp. received offers for initial investment of $1 billion to $2 billion from each of the five suitors seeking to buy the troubled air bag maker, according to a person [...]
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The Rise of Renho Murata Could Advance Other Women in Japan

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

The country is way behind on gender equality. Renho Murata was recently elected as head of Japan’s Democratic Party (DP), the country’s main political opposition [...]
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Global Bond Markets Shackled to Japan by Kuroda Zero-Yield Quest

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Haruhiko Kuroda might have set his sights on Japan, but his latest move is turning out to have far-reaching consequences for bond markets all over the world. Almost two weeks [...]
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Japan’s Monetary Policy Has Reached Its Limit

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Investing | 6:00 AM

On 21 September, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) decided to augment its existing “Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing” policy with a new one called “Yield [...]
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Dentsu: Japan’s master of the message

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Revelations that the marketing group overcharged for online ads exposes difficult digital evolution Every January, the ballrooms of Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel play host to [...]
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N-deal with Japan ‘ready’ to be sealed

04-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

The nuclear cooperation agreement is likely to be signed during PM Modi’s visit later this year The India-Japan nuclear agreement, under discussion since 2008, is [...]
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