February 9, 2018 / 12:05 AM / 7 months ago

Japan economy minister: Economic fundamentals are strong in Japan, U.S

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said economic fundamentals remained strong both in Japan and the United States, in response to questions about a plunge in U.S. stocks on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi attends a news conference on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial Meeting during APEC 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam, November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Kham

Motegi, speaking to reporters on Friday, said he would continue to monitor the impact financial markets have on Japan’s underlying economy.

Reporting by Stanley White, Editing by Chang-Ran Kim

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