'Japan to set interim fiscal target to balance budget in FY2025'

May 23 2018 | 9 mins ago

Japan’s government will push back its time frame for achieving a balanced budget by five years to fiscal 2025 but set an interim target to review progress.

Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service

May 22 2018

Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers.

Job offer decline maximum in IT sector: Survey

May 22 2018

At 32 percent, the rate of job offer declines is maximum in India's Information and Technology (IT) sector, show results of a new survey of mid and senior level candidates.

Trump-Kim summit: US bolsters Asia ballistic missile defense

May 22 2018

The USS Milius arrived in Japan to reinforce defences against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia.

Major central banks cautious of issuing digital currenies: Kuroda

May 22 2018

Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda said that US and most European central banks are “extremely cautious” of the idea of issuing digital currencies as substitutes for cash.

'BOJ will signal exit plan if prices pick up, warns of risks'

May 22 2018

BoJ’s Kuroda said the central bank will telegraph to markets how it plans to exit from ultra-easy policy when conditions for hitting its price goal become robust.

Asian shares stumble as dollar strengthens, oil surges

May 22 2018

Asian shares skidded as a strong dollar sapped demand for emerging market assets while surging oil prices stoked concerns about a flare-up in inflation.

Honda Cars India expects to better industry growth

May 21 2018

Japanese car maker Honda is expecting to better industry growth in the current financial year with the launch of three models during the period.

BOJ wins approval for dropping its inflation target timeframe

May 21 2018

BOJ won approval from influential members of the govt’s advisory panel for its decision to abandon the timeframe it had set for meeting its inflation target.

Nippon Steel says solid demand mutes impact of US duties

May 21 2018

Strong global demand has helped cushion impact on Nippon Steel of new US import duties, but steelmaker remains worried US’s trade barriers could lead to a glut in Asia.

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