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Top Japanese banker sounds alarm over Hong Kong crackdown

Business Mar 8, 2021

Top Japanese banker sounds alarm over Hong Kong crackdown

China's crackdown in Hong Kong has left Japanese finance firms "very much afraid" and reconsidering whether to remain in the city, a senior banker said Monday in a rare public declaration of concern from within the industry. Yoshitaka Kitao, chief executive of financial conglomerate SBI ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 8, 2021

Dollar climbs to around ¥108.50 in Tokyo

The dollar climbed to around ¥108.50 in Tokyo trading Monday, supported by hopes for an early U.S. economic recovery. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥108.49, up from ¥108.27 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1886, down from $1.1949, and at ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 8, 2021

Tokyo stocks eat up gains to end lower

Tokyo stocks gave up early gains to plunge into negative terrain Monday, pushed down by slumps in overseas markets. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 121.07 points, or 0.42%, to finish at 28,743.25, extending its losing streak to a third market day. On Friday, the key ...

Australia halts defense ties with Myanmar and redirects aid

Asia Pacific Mar 8, 2021

Australia halts defense ties with Myanmar and redirects aid

Australia has suspended its defense cooperation program with Myanmar, Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne said, amid an intensified crackdown by the country's military on massive protests against last month's coup. Australia will also redirect immediate humanitarian needs to Rohingya and other ethnic minorities, Payne said ...

Roger Federer pain-free as he prepares for return to action

Tennis Mar 8, 2021

Roger Federer pain-free as he prepares for return to action

Roger Federer never contemplated retirement as he spent 13 months on the sidelines due to double knee surgery last year and the 39-year-old says he isn't feeling any pain, ready to play again and is feeling like his story is not over yet. Federer, who ...

Manchester United ends Manchester City's long winning streak

Soccer Mar 8, 2021

Manchester United ends Manchester City's long winning streak

Manchester United snapped Manchester City's record winning streak with an impressive 2-0 victory against the Premier League leaders, while Liverpool hit a new low as relegation-threatened Fulham won at Anfield on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's side was on an English top-flight record run of 21 straight ...