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No one's being overly bullish yet, Kuroda says

/ May 27, 2013

No one's being overly bullish yet, Kuroda says

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Sunday he saw no signs of "excessively bullish expectations" in asset markets and the nation can cope with rising interest rates, provided the economy improves. The comments by the 68-year-old central banker came after stocks slumped on Thursday ...

Goldman's buybacks hit highest of year amid slide

May 27, 2013

Goldman's buybacks hit highest of year amid slide

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Investors trying to explain the resilience of American equities during a global selloff may want to consider the pace that companies are repurchasing shares. About 79 percent of buyback orders at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s corporate trading desk were active Friday, the most this year, ...

J-PARC leak signals poor sense of crisis

| May 27, 2013

J-PARC leak signals poor sense of crisis

The release of radioactive material from a Japan Atomic Energy Agency facility in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, last week suggests scientists still lack a sense of crisis and urgency about radiation dangers despite the 2011 Fukushima disaster. At least 30 researchers at the Hadron Experimental Facility ...

Fiji appoints representative in Sendai

| May 27, 2013

Fiji appoints representative in Sendai

On May 17, the Republic of Fiji appointed Takayuki Moriya Fiji's honorary consul general in Sendai in the Tohoku region for his contributions to amicable bilateral relations. Moriya is the president of recycled car parts dealer Mitsumori Corp., which is based in Sendai. Fiji's Ambassador ...

May 27, 2013

Firebombing victims waved off

Japan's top court waves off allegations by civilian victims of the 1945 Tokyo firebombing raids that state relief to them was inferior to what military victims got.

May 27, 2013

Next stage of growth policy

Phase 2 of Abenomics growth measures are aimed at restoring private-sector capital investment, doubling farmers' income and deregulating "creative" companies.

Reds hit Reysol for six

/ May 27, 2013

Reds hit Reysol for six

Yosuke Kashiwagi and Marcio Richardes both scored twice as Urawa Reds burst Kashiwa Reysol's bubble with a 6-2 thrashing in Tokyo in the J. League on Sunday. Genki Haraguchi and Ryota Moriwaki also got their names on the scoresheet as Reds brought Reysol back to ...