Takehiko Nakao, a former senior finance ministry official in Japan, is to serve for five more years as president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Manila-based lender said Friday.
Nakao, who turns 60 this year, had succeeded compatriot...
USD/JPY is trading at 100.98, down 0.21
The pair is trading just above the session lows.
Market chatter about headline news and money flows has kept buyers and sellers active.
Chatter about U.S. payroll data due out today and Japan's...
Today, on Taxi Day*, the Japan Federation of Hire-Taxi Associations and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are announcing that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to study on areas for collaboration, so as to develop and...
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Cabinet office is set to release preliminary Japan
leading economic indicators data for June at 1:00 am ET Friday. The leading
index is expected to remain unchanged at 99.7 in June.
Ahead of the data, the yen held steady...
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Total labor cash earnings in Japan increased in June after
falling in the previous month, preliminary report from the Ministry of Health,
Labor and Welfare showed Friday.
Gross earnings climbed 1.3 percent year-over-year in...
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - The Japanese stock market is modestly higher on Friday as
investor sentiment was lifted by the Bank of England's policy easing. However,
investors are cautious ahead of the U.S. monthly jobs data to be released later
Real wages in Japan rose the most in almost six years in June, data showed on Friday, but the gain was exaggerated by the effect of falling prices, highlighting the government's struggle to pull the economy out of deflation.