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Canada's PM not worried about NAFTA, regardless of U.S. election winner Oct 07 2016


TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he was not overly worried about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), even though the main U.S. presidential candidates have said they want to change the deal. | Video


BOJ overhauls policy focus, sets target for government bond yields Sep 21 2016

TOKYO The Bank of Japan made an abrupt shift on Wednesday to targeting interest rates on government bonds to achieve its elusive inflation target, after years of massive money printing failed to jolt the economy out of decades-long stagnation. | Video

Third Point's Loeb: BOJ move will be 'positive' for markets Sep 21 2016

NEW YORK Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, whose Third Point hedge fund has recently pushed for change at Japanese companies, said on Wednesday that he approved of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy move, but added corporate reform is still needed to help revive growth.


Colombia's Santos warns FARC: We'll come after your money Sep 21 2016

NEW YORK Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday warned leftist rebels that their illicit fortune would be seized and used to pay reparations to war victims should voters approve a peace agreement in an Oct. 2 plebiscite.


Abe: Japan's shrinking population not burden but incentive Sep 21 2016

NEW YORK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan's aging, shrinking population was not a burden, but an incentive to boost productivity through innovations like robots, wireless sensors and Artificial Intelligence. | Video


Japan PM Abe: Will work with BOJ to accelerate 'Abenomics' Sep 21 2016

TOKYO Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday welcomed the Bank of Japan's decision abrupt shift in policy, saying his government will work with the central bank to boost his economic growth program.