Policymakers must respect international laws and avoid making targeted currency exchange rate comments; Bank of France governor.
*Japan abiding by G7, G20 agreements- government spokesman. *Japan sees no reason to be criticised by Trump. President Donald Trump's accusation of currency manipulation, stressing that Japan was abiding by a Group of 20 agreement to refrain from competitive currency devaluation.
*Japan abiding by G7, G20 agreements- Japan govt spokesman. *Japan govt sees no reason to be criticised by Trump. The dollar was on the defensive after Trump and trade adviser Peter Navarro criticised China, Germany and Japan, saying they were devaluing their currencies to the disadvantage of the United States.
TOKYO, Feb 1- Japan will explain to the United States that the Bank of Japan's monetary easing is aimed at achieving price stability, not at manipulating the yen, its chief government spokesman said on Wednesday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that Japan was conducting policy in line with G7 and G20 agreements.
Soggy economic data and a sharp rise in the yen may force the Bank of Japan to provide more stimulus next month, analysts say.
The dollar index hit 2-month highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to a rate increase.
CNBC’s Akiko Fujita with the latest on the G7 Summit wrapping up in Japan.
CNBC's Akiko Fujita reports on President Obama's emotional and historical visit to Hiroshima.
President Obama delivers remarks at a World War II memorial in Japan, and G7 leaders vote growth as the number one priority, reports CNBC's Akiko Fujita.
Even if Obama does not apologize, his visit to Hiroshima reflects just how far U.S.-Japan relations have come, says Teneo Intelligence's Tobias Harris.
Barack Obama will be the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. conducted the world's first atomic bombing.
CNBC’s Akiko Fujita is in Japan with the latest on the G7 Summit.
Financial officers gather in northeast Japan to talk about monetary policy, slow global growth and inflation concerns, reports CNBC's Akiko Fujita.
World leaders have wrapped up a G-7 summit in Germany, with a stronger stance on climate change, among a wide range of issues. CNBC's Carolin Roth reports.
"This problem is not going to go away—it is going to accelerate," President Obama said of attacks on U.S. computer systems.
President Barack Obama notes the strong job growth in the U.S. private sector and the declining U.S. unemployment rates. Also, Obama weighs in on how sanctions have impacted Russia's economy.
CNBC's Carolin Roth gives a behind the scenes look at the G-7 meeting in Bavaria.
Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, tells CNBC that Russia's economy is dominated by oligarchs and criminal syndicates, who don't share western interests.
Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, says President Putin has been more provocative than ever, giving no reason for the west to lessen sanctions on Russia.
Group of Seven leaders meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece's debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine.