Yahoo  44 min ago  Comment 
HONG KONG/BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is considering buying cognac maker Louis Royer, people familiar with the matter said, potentially locking horns with a Philippine tycoon for the French firm amid a forecast...
Automotive World  47 min ago  Comment 
Japan increased its mini-vehicle tax rates in April, leaving the market to suffer a serious pre-buy hangover The post Japan takes big hit from mini-car tax hike appeared first on Automotive World.
Forex News  2 hrs ago  Comment 
The Japanese yen gained on the US dollar and the Great Britain pound today as macroeconomic data from the Asian country was mostly positive, increasing appeal of the currency to investors.(...)Read the rest of Yen Supported by Data from...
Reuters  2 hrs ago  Comment 
* Firms say worries on political stability curb Africa investment  2 hrs ago  Comment 
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Japanese household consumption declined in April and inflationary pressures eased sharply, raising doubts regarding the expectations of moderate economic recovery and the return of inflation to the central bank's 2 percent...
The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Policymakers believe Japan's banking system remains sound with no immediate signs of financial imbalances or excessive risk-taking.
New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) into the sky. Authorities told people on the island to evacuate.
Financial Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Financial Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Fortunes of luxury thrift store point to shifts in consumer behaviour and a brightening mood
Reuters  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Spending by Japanese households slumped unexpectedly in April and consumer inflation came in roughly flat, casting doubt on the central bank's view that a steady economic recovery will help move inflation toward its ambitious 2 percent target.
Wall Street Journal  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Japanese stocks carved out their longest winning streak since February 1988, supported by investors betting that corporate profits will continue to rise as the yen stays weak.


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