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  • Japan PM reshuffles his Cabinet to boost support Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    TOKYO-- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda reshuffled his Cabinet for the third time this year Monday in hopes of boosting flagging public support for his government amid speculation that elections will be called in coming months.

  • TOKYO, Oct 1- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda appointed as finance minister on Monday a veteran lawmaker expected to follow his line on budget reform and currency intervention in a new cabinet unveiled ahead of an election due in months.

  • TOKYO, Oct 1- Newly appointed Japanese Finance Minister Koriki Jojima said on Monday that the yen's persistent rise does not reflect the true condition of the nation's economy. "Europe's debt crisis and heightening concerns about the U.S. economy are behind the current movements," Jojima told a news conference when asked about the currency markets.

  • TOKYO, Oct 1- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda appointed as finance minister on Monday a veteran lawmaker expected to follow his line on budget reform and currency intervention in a new cabinet unveiled ahead of an election due in months.

  • TOKYO, Oct 1- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda appointed as finance minister on Monday a senior lawmaker who worked with him on a plan to raise the sales tax, in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at boosting his ruling party's chances in an election expected in months.

  • Business Sentiment in Japan     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:30 AM ET

    Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says tankan results could have been worse considering the China-Japan dispute. He also expects the BOJ to stay put when they next meet.

  • Japan PM names lawmaker Jojima as finance minister Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:19 AM ET

    TOKYO, Oct 1- Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda appointed Koriki Jojima, a senior lawmaker in the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, as the country's new finance minister in a cabinet shakeup on Monday.

  • Noda's Making a Mistake: Pro     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 9:15 PM ET

    Mark Hibbs, MD & Portfolio Manager, Gen2 Partners explains why raising the consumption tax in Japan is a bad move.

  • Is An Early Election in Japan a Good Move?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Dan Slater, Director, Economist Corporate Network thinks the LDP's push for early elections could backfire as some of its key members remain unpopular. He thinks their remarks are just "psychological posturing."

  • Noda Likely to Survive Sales Tax Vote     Sunday, 8 Jul 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan says that PM Noda will probably be able to implement the sales tax bill and still remain in office as Prime Minister.

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