Business Nov 6, 2018

Cabinet sends Japan-EU free trade pact to the Diet

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to ratify a massive free trade agreement with the European Union. The Abe administration hopes to gain Diet approval during the current extraordinary session through Dec. 10 to complete domestic procedures by the end of the year. If the ...

Business Oct 25, 2018

U.S. manufacturers say tariffs are pushing prices higher: Fed

U.S. factories have raised their prices because of tariffs, although inflation has appeared modest or moderate in most parts of the country, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest report on the economy. The U.S. central bank also said in its latest Beige ...