Business May 20, 2016

Yen intervention wouldn't spur growth, Obama adviser says

The U.S., heading into a major summit of advanced economies, is warning that currency intervention by countries such as Japan won't help the cause of boosting global growth, reinforcing Obama administration pressure on the nation to avoid weakening the yen. "At a moment when global ...

Abe to take G-7 counterparts to Ise Shrine during summit

National / Politics May 12, 2016

Abe to take G-7 counterparts to Ise Shrine during summit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to take Group of Seven leaders to Japan's most prestigious Shinto shrine later this month when they gather in the Ise-Shima area for their annual summit, government sources have said. Abe is eager to show the leaders from Britain, Canada, ...