CHENGDU, China Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday he would ease policy further if necessary to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, while reiterating a commitment to continue with the current stimulus until prices are anchored there.
TOKYO Japan's use of nuclear power is unlikely to meet a government target of returning to near pre-Fukushima levels and the world's No.3 economy needs to get serious about boosting renewables, a senior executive at a top business lobby said.
Japan is unlikely to reach its targets for atomic power and should make an all-out push for renewables to enhance energy security and cut emissions, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives says.
TOKYO, July 22 A Japanese startup has developed a pen that can bring pictures to life using a silver quick drying ink that conducts electricity.
TOKYO Japanese mining equipment maker Komatsu Ltd has agreed to buy U.S. rival Joy Global Inc for $2.9 billion, its biggest-ever acquisition, to boost its clout in the mining industry.
NEW YORK Stock prices around the world fell on Thursday on disappointing earnings, while the yen jumped after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda said he saw no need to use "helicopter money" to boost the world's No. 3 economy.
TOKYO Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo's Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an invasion of little cartoon monsters, issuing a safety warning.
TOKYO Investors betting the Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy next week could be riding for a fall, as the yen's recent weakening and a government spending package take some pressure off the bank to step up its massive stimulus program.
TOKYO Shares of Japan's McDonald's Holdings Co jumped to their highest level since 2001 in early trade on Thursday after the company said it would collaborate on the Pokemon GO game "soon".
TOKYO Japan's securities industry body will tackle leaks of unpublished corporate information with a new set of guidelines, it said on Wednesday, a move that comes as the country grapples with how to ensure fair access to market-sensitive information.
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