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News Japan » Economy: Japan Inc sees strong run of economic growth, but more wary than market estimates: Reuters poll

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-companies/japan-inc-sees-strong-run-of-economic-growth-but-more-wary-than-market-estimates-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1FB355
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of Japanese companies expect the economy to keep expanding at least another year, extending an already strong run, although they were not as bullish as market estimates, a Reuters poll showed. Japan has logged seven ...

News Japan » Economy: Global Economy Week Ahead: U.K. GDP, Eurozone PMI, Bank of Japan Meeting

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-economy-week-ahead-u-k-gdp-eurozone-pmi-bank-of-japan-meeting-1516564800
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The week ahead will feature U.K. data on gross domestic product as well as eurozone figures on private-sector economic activity. In the U.S., many data releases may be postponed—including a report on fourth-quarter GDP scheduled for Friday—while the ...

News Japan » Economy: As Japan plans fiscal consolidation, Abe looks for loophole

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/As-Japan-plans-fiscal-consolidation-Abe-looks-for-loophole
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO -- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to use hefty supplementary budgets over the next several years to ramp up economic stimulus even as a fiscal consolidation plan due out in June urges restraint. As the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy ...

News Japan » Economy: Trans-Pacific trade pact, without U.S., to be signed in March: Japan

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/economy-news/tpp11-members-to-sign-transpacific-trade-pact-in-march-kyodo-1137578
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eleven countries aiming to forge a Asia-Pacific trade pact after the United States pulled out of an earlier version will sign an agreement in Chile in March, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday, in a big win for Tokyo. Trade ...

News Japan » Economy: Japan govt upgrades economic view for first time in 7 months

News channel or source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/japan-govt-upgrades-economic-view-for-first-time-in-7-months-20180119-00112
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Japanese government raised its assessment of the economy in January for the first time in seven months due to rising consumer spending, an encouraging sign that inflation could start to pick up this year. "Japan's economy is ...

News Japan » Economy: 11 countries ‘to seal’ Pacific free trade pact: Japan

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/63d86974-0033-11e8-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

“The decision for all 11 countries to participate is epoch-making for our country and the future of the Asia-Pacific region,” said Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan’s economy minister, following talks by the pact’s chief negotiators in Tokyo. He said the ...

News Japan » Economy: BOJ's Kuroda: Japan economy to continue growing above potential

News channel or source: http://www.forexlive.com/news/!/bojs-kuroda-japan-economy-to-continue-growing-above-potential-20180123
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Bolding what I feel is relevant. The comment about prices having a larger downside risk in essence should take away the positive spin on the initial response to the BOJ announcement earlier. USD/JPY spiking a bit from 110.80 to 110.92. EUR/JPY meanwhile is ...

News Japan » Economy: Japan central bank keeps lax monetary policy unchanged

News channel or source: http://www.dailyjournal.net/2018/01/22/as-japan-economy/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Haruhiko Kuroda has said he would maintain Japan’s barrage of deflation-fighting stimulus until a 2 percent inflation target is met. The aim is to convince companies and consumers to spend more, helping to sustain faster growth. The economy expanded at a ...

News Japan » Economy: Japan Govt raises economic assessment for first time since June 2017

News channel or source: https://www.fxstreet.com/news/japan-govt-raises-economic-assessment-for-first-time-since-june-2017-201801190905
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

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News Japan » Economy: Australia PM Turnbull in Japan for economic, security talks

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/nation/sns-bc-as--japan-australia-20180118-story.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull kicked off his one-day visit to Japan with an excursion to a Japanese military training camp with his Japanese counterpart Thursday, showcasing close ties amid missile and nuclear threat from North Korea.