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  • Don’t expect Japanese yen to go much higher: Pro

    Joe Corbach, head of currencies and commodities at GAM, looks at the market performance of the Japanese yen following the Bank of Japan’s latest policy move.

  • Everyone is turning Japanese: Nick Carn

    Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, argues that developed markets are starting to experience the same problems as Japan.

  • Treasury puts Japan on new' Monitoring List'. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, May 2- The yen touched a fresh 18- month high against the greenback early on Monday after its biggest weekly gain in over seven years as traders bet that Tokyo policymakers have limited capacity to stem the yen's gains. Yet many traders doubt Japan can intervene in the market given Tokyo appears to have...

  • *China barely positive in April, stimulus has limited impact. SYDNEY, May 2- Japanese manufacturing activity shrank in April at the fastest pace in more than three years as deadly earthquakes disrupted production, while output in China. Surveys due later on Monday are expected to show only sluggish activity in Europe and the United States as the world's...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— European shares rose on Monday despite a poor start for the week in Asia, where the Tokyo benchmark fell more than 3 percent as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of new stimulus from Japan's central bank. Britain's FTSE 100 was closed for a bank holiday. JAPAN'S MALAISE: The Bank of Japan's policy meeting on Thursday...

  • Janet Yellen

    Peter Boockvar of the Lindsey Group calls out Janet Yellen's Fed for being "afraid of its own shadow" on rate policy.

  • SUNDAY, MAY 1 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Financial Markets Conference- 2315 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 2 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives welcome remarks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta...

  • A worker monitoring the loading of containers on to a ship at the harbour in Qingdao, in northeast China's Shandong province.

    The United States flagged concerns over economic policies in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Germany and put them on a new monitoring list.

  • WASHINGTON— Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for April, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for March, 10 a.m.. BERLIN— Automaker BMW releases first-quarter earnings figures. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases international trade data for March, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases...

  • NEW YORK, April 29- IBM on Friday announced new services to help companies design and develop blockchain technology in a secure environment in the cloud, a network of computers where users are increasingly storing their data and computing work. The interest in the blockchain surged last year when Wall Street's major players such as Goldman Sachs delved into...

  • *Ousting of Japan ally PM Abbott opened door to rivals. *France enlisted strong support from govt, industry. In particular, Japan misread the changing political landscape in Australia as Abbott fell from favour.

  • *Fallout may be limited in Asia, automaker's biggest market. TOKYO, April 29- Mitsubishi Motors' market value and Japanese orders have halved since it admitted last week to rigging fuel economy tests, but with more than $4 billion in cash and low debt, the automaker should contain the potential damages. "This creates an environment where inertia is the norm, which...

  • LONDON, April 29- Russia's rouble and Turkey's lira lead a gang of top emerging market currencies to six-month highs on Friday as signals this week that U.S. interest rates are likely to stay ultra-low cemented a third month of losses for the dollar. EM stocks were suffering the effects of a heavy week for major markets like Wall Street and Tokyo, but for currencies...

  • LONDON, April 29- The yen built further on Friday on a round of strong gains since the Bank of Japan meeting, moving to an 18- month high against the dollar and on course to rack up its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial crisis. Sterling, relieved by an easing of Brexit nerves in the past two weeks, hit a 3- month high of $1.4658. When it didn't quite materialize,...

  • Japan Rates

    National Australia Bank's Christy Tan expects the dollar/yen to be at 116 by end 2016, as the BOJ will do more easing to reach its inflation target.

  • BOJ Rates

    Aviva Investors' Mary Nicola reckons the BOJ wanted to wait and observe the impact of the negative interest rate policy before easing further.

  • Contact was lost with the satellite, named Hitomi, on March 26, more than a month after its launch from southern Japan on Feb. 17. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration was a principal partner in the Japan- led project, which involved eight nations, including Canada and the Netherlands. Japan's Kyodo News agency reported that Japan spent about 31...

  • Bank of Japan

    If the BOJ's priority was to stabilize the dollar/yen, they would have announced something, argues Westpac Bank's Sean Callow.

  • Japan Companies

    Earning revisions in Japan have started to become negative on the back of the stronger yen, notes Eastspring Investments Nicholas Ferris.

  • Carl Icahn sells stake in Apple

    Eastspring Investments' Nicholas Ferres says the BOJ has effectively tightened financial conditions in Japan by standing pat on policy.