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Treasuries Bulls in Japan Signal Rally as Bears Scatter (1)

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

The most aggressive foreign buyers of US government debt see little reason to turn bearish after the biggest gains in longer-term Treasuries for two decades. Japanese [...]
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Exclusive: Japan’s GPIF to get new oversight in Abe reform – sources

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe is moving to shake up oversight of the world’s largest pension fund by giving it an expanded board with its first full-time members to steer a [...]
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Yahoo Japan drops $3.2 billion plan to buy eAccess from SoftBank

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Yahoo Japan Corp (4689.T) has dropped its plan to buy mobile network operator eAccess from top shareholder SoftBank Corp (9984.T) in a 324 billion yen ($3.2 billion) deal to [...]
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Japan’s Topix Index Declines as Lenders, Property Shares Retreat

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares fell, with the Topix index (TPX) adding to back-to-back weekly declines, as the yen strengthened and consumer-finance and property companies slid. Tokyu [...]
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Japan March core machinery orders jump 19.1 pct mth/mth

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders jumped 19.1 percent in March from the previous month, government data showed on Monday, in a sign companies are more bullish about [...]
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Japan business mood hit by tax hike; rebound seen ahead: Reuters Tankan

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

zJapanese business confidence slid in May in a sign that last month’s sales tax hike is cooling activity, but the mood is seen improving in the months ahead, and some [...]
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Treasuries Bulls in Japan Signal Rally Lives On as Bears Scatter

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The most aggressive foreign buyers of US government debt see little reason to turn bearish after the biggest gains in longer-term Treasuries for two decades. Japanese [...]
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Here is what Japan’s Left 4 Dead arcade game looks like

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Polygon | 6:00 AM

Square Enix is collaborating with Valve to release Left 4 Dead: Survivors, a version of the zombie shooter reconditioned for play in arcades over in Japan. This week, the [...]
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China Follows Japan’s Prewar Blueprint

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloombergview | 6:00 AM

For all China’s stern injunctions to Japan to remember wartime history, its bumbling aggression in Southeast Asia suggests it also could use a refresher course. The [...]
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Japan’s Topix Swings After Capping Second Weekly Decline

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares fell, with the Topix index (TPX) adding to back-to-back weekly declines, as consumer-finance and property companies retreated. Credit Saison Co., a non-bank [...]
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Japan, China ministers hold first meeting since war shrine trip

20-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Japanese and Chinese trade ministers held talks Saturday in the first high-level meeting between the two countries since a visit by Japan’s premier to a [...]
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What Japan Teaches Us of China’s Quest for Resources

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Fool | 6:00 AM

The Motley Fool’s energy bureau chief, Joel South, spoke with Michael Levi about his new book, coauthored with Elizabeth Economy, By All Means Necessary: How [...]
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Japan’s Tohoku to buy more LNG from US Cameron project

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese utility Tohoku Electric Power Co said on Monday it would buy more liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the US Cameron project, increasing its purchase to 570,000 tonnes [...]
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Japan to become first country to put billboard ad on moon

Japan to become first country to put billboard ad on moon

19-May-2014 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

America may have put the first man on the moon, but Japan is going to be the first to send up the first advertising billboard – in the shape of a can. Japanese [...]
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Japan’s ‘anti-loneliness’ cafe goes viral

19-May-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Talk about creative coping mechanisms for being alone – from the blogger who photographs selfies with his imaginary girlfriend to the company that takes your stuffed [...]
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