Abe rules out intervention to weaken resurgent yen

Apr 6, 2016

Abe rules out intervention to weaken resurgent yen

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ruled out intervening in currency markets to halt a surge in the yen, even though it sat near a 1½-year high against the dollar Wednesday. Huge volatility on equity markets driven by worries about the slowdown in global growth ...

Apr 5, 2016

Government considers welfare, stimulus measures to boost economy

The government is discussing welfare and stimulus measures aimed at promoting economic growth ahead of the Group of Seven summit in May. “It is extremely important to present a solid road map toward achieving the ¥600 trillion economy,” when the G-7 economies are being ...