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Japan jumps, rest of Asia down, on China and virus concerns

TOKYO (AP) — World markets were mostly lower Friday though Japan’s benchmark jumped as it caught up after a holiday. Shares fell in Paris, London, Shanghai and Hong Kong but climbed 2.1% in Tokyo. U.S. futures also declined. Worries over troubled Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the pandemic are weighing on sentiment, analysts said.Some…

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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.67% By Investing.com

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.67%Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.67%.The best performers of the session on the were Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (T:), which rose 3.56%…

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Japan PM contender Kono wants renewable energy, 5G to be focus of stimulus package

Please try another search Economy1 hour ago (Sep 16, 2021 12:30AM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Taro Kono, Japan’s vaccination programme chief and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker, attends a news conference as he announces his candidacy for the party’s presidential election in Tokyo, Japan, September 10, 2021. REUTERS/Issei 2/2 TOKYO (Reuters) -…

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Japan firms see economy recovering to pre-COVID level in FY2022 By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A businessman stands on a terrace overlooking a banking district in Tokyo, Japan, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas PeterBy Tetsushi KajimotoTOKYO (Reuters) – A majority of Japanese firms say the world’s third-largest economy will recover to pre-pandemic levels in fiscal 2022, a Reuters poll showed, with many anticipating they will continue to…

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Japan manufacturers’ mood falls to 5-month low in Sept

Please try another search Economy4 hours ago (Sep 14, 2021 09:40PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen at the factory of Nagumo Seisakusho Co., Ltd. in Jyoetsu, Niigata prefecture, Japan February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Tetsushi Kajimoto By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese manufacturers’ confidence worsened to a five-month low in September as…

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Japan, Vietnam sign defence transfer deal amid China worries

Tokyo says new deal elevates Japan-Vietnam defence partnership to a ‘new level’.Japan and Vietnam have agreed to step up cooperation amid worries about China’s growing military influence, inking a new deal that enables the export of Japanese-made defence equipment and technology to Hanoi. Japan’s Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi said the deal, signed on Saturday, elevates…

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Japan Airlines finalises $2.7 billion raising to position for post-COVID-19 era

Please try another search Economy1 hour ago (Sep 10, 2021 02:15AM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Japan Airlines (JAL) planes sit on the tarmac at New Chitose Airport, in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato By Maki Shiraki and Jamie Freed TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) said on Friday it…

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Japan again extends COVID-19 states of emergency for Tokyo, other areas

A medical worker prepares a dose of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine at a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination center in Tokyo, Japan, on June 18. File Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo Sept. 9 (UPI) — The Japanese government announced Thursday that COVID-19 states of emergency in Tokyo and a number of other areas will again be…

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IAEA seeks Japan transparency in release of Fukushima water

TOKYO (AP) — Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency asked Japan on Tuesday for full and detailed information about a plan to release treated but still radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean.The three-member team, which is assisting Japan with the planned release, met Tuesday with government officials to discuss…

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Japan PM candidate Kishida calls for $270 billion-plus stimulus package -media

Please try another search Economy55 minutes ago (Sep 06, 2021 08:45PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Fumio Kishida, Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker and former foreign minister, announces his candidacy for the party’s presidential election at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Ph By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters)…