/ Nov 4, 2015

Consumer confidence rises in October amid cheaper gasoline

Consumer confidence improved in October on the back of lower gasoline prices and more job offers, following a decline the previous month. The seasonally adjusted index of sentiment among households of two or more people was up 0.9 points from the previous month at 41.5, ...

Japan trade deficit shrinks 77% to ¥1.73 trillion

/ Jul 23, 2015

Japan trade deficit shrinks 77% to ¥1.73 trillion

Japan's goods trade deficit in the January to June period shrank 77.4 percent from a year earlier to ¥1.73 trillion ($13.9 billion), due partly to smaller imports on the back of declining crude oil prices, the government said Thursday. The smaller deficit, which followed a ...