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Tetsushi Kajimoto

BOJ's Kuroda warns of trade perils, echoes Abe on exiting easy policy

Sep 19 2018

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Wednesday stressed that he won't pull the plug on monetary easing until inflation hits his 2 percent target, warning that escalating international trade disputes could inflict widespread damage to global growth. | Video

Japan exports rise as U.S.-bound shipments grow amid trade war fears

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japan's export growth accelerated in August from the previous month supported by stronger shipments to the United States, a sign the escalating trade friction between the Washington and Beijing has yet to hit Japanese trade.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Women in management at Japan firms still a rarity: Reuters poll

Sep 13 2018

TOKYO Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no female senior executives and the vast majority say women account for less than 10 percent of management, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring an uphill battle for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's "Womenomics" push.

Japan Inc against daylight savings for the 2020 Olympics: Reuters poll

Sep 13 2018

TOKYO Three-quarters of Japanese firms oppose a proposal to adopt daylight savings time ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, citing the time and effort to adjust computer systems as well as disruptions to public life.

Japan manufacturers' mood slips amid global trade tensions: Reuters Tankan

Sep 12 2018

TOKYO Confidence among Japanese manufacturers slipped in September from August's seven-month high, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, a sign the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing is keeping exporters on edge.

Capex drives Japan's fastest expansion since 2016, seen backing growth

Sep 10 2018

TOKYO Heavy capital spending in the second quarter drove Japan's economy to its fastest growth since 2016, underscoring the view that capex continues to back the economy even as trade tensions and a string of natural disasters pose risks to the outlook.

Japan's Abe aims for constitution change in bid for extended term

Sep 10 2018

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, eyeing an historic extended term, reaffirmed on Monday his resolve to revise the nation's post-war, pacifist constitution and said he hoped his party could submit a proposal to parliament later this year.

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