Mar 20, 2017

Mixed outcome in wage talks

The results of the annual management-labor pay negotiations highlight the limitations of the Abe administration's drive to get export-led businesses to raise wages.

/ Feb 28, 2017

Japan's industrial output fell 0.8% in January; outlook unclear

Industrial output in January fell 0.8 percent from the previous month, the first drop in six months, with production in the transport equipment and chemical sectors shrinking, government data showed Tuesday. With several economic indicators suggesting that private spending has been tepid, a downturn ...