Jan 2, 2017

Abenomics four years on

With economic growth remaining fragile and uneven, it's time for the Abe administration to pursue structural reforms more vigorously.

BOJ may upgrade economic assessment on heels of Fed rate hike

Dec 16, 2016

BOJ may upgrade economic assessment on heels of Fed rate hike

The Bank of Japan is considering upgrading its assessment of the nation’s economy at its monetary policy meeting next week on the back of a global economic recovery, according to sources. The BOJ may revise up its assessment as the country’s exports and production ...

Japan's third-quarter GDP growth weaker than expected

Dec 8, 2016

Japan's third-quarter GDP growth weaker than expected

Japan’s third-quarter GDP was weaker than expected with a 0.3 percent expansion, revised data showed Thursday, as slack corporate spending held back the world’s No. 3 economy. The latest figures were lower than an initial estimate of 0.5 percent growth in the July to ...