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The euro tumbled against the yen on concerns about Europe's debt problem and the yen pushed higher against the dollar as well, sending Japanese export stocks skidding. Trading volumes were also low. Makiko Utsuda from The Nikkei has the details.
Despite Japan's positive third quarter growth numbers, Graeme Maxton, Chief Economist, Asia, of The Insight Bureau explains why he thinks the Asian country is in a long term decline.
Japan's fishing industry may be about to undergo a complete transformation. One local government is proposing opening coastal waters to big-business investors in what he says is an effort to save the industry. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
There are many different ways a city can disappear. Click and prepare to feel unsettled by the transience of human settlements.
On a day when the market is getting hammered, it's easy for people to dismiss the sell-off in General Motors shares. Don't make that mistake. The country's largest auto maker threw investors for a loop by giving a weak outlook for the 4th quarter.
Japan's Olympus said Tuesday top executives used acquisitions to hide massive losses, reversing denials of any wrongdoing as one of the largest accounting frauds in Japanese history.
For Akio Toyoda, the CEO of Toyota, 2011 can't end soon enough. This has been one of the worst years ever for the Japanese auto maker. And that's saying something after a disastrous 2010 filled with millions of vehicles being recalled and the safety of Toyota vehicles being questioned. But for Akio, you play the hand your dealt, or in this case, the strong yen being dealt.
The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.
Could the U.S. be entering a multi-decade recession like Japan's? USA Today reports.
October auto sales are on pace to be their strongest since August of 2009, for the most part, the numbers are not out of this world incredible, but they show the industry improving sales 8 percent year over year.
Japan, the third-largest economy in the world, is a "very good and very cheap way" to invest in emerging markets, investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC Monday.
Weighing in on Europe's deal to cut Greek's debt, with Wilbur Ross WL Ross & Co. chairman/CEO, who discusses why Japanese companies are cheaper and better investments in comparison to China.
Yoshihiko Noda, Japan’s prime minister, has called for clarification about a string of controversial payments made by camera maker Olympus, saying that the furore threatens to tarnish Japan’s reputation as a rules-based market economy. The FT reports.
Japan had a fighting chance in reviving its faltering economy after the March 11 earthquake but its politicians have failed to take hold of that opportunity, an analyst told CNBC on Friday.
Could it be automakers are getting a Halloween treat early? Both TrueCar.com and Edmunds.com are predicting October will have a sales pace of 13.4 million vehicles.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally can hear the investors clamoring. He knows that one of the main questions by Ford shareholders is when the country's second largest automaker will restore the dividend.
Consumer Reports annual ranking on auto reliability is out, and there are two conclusions that stand out: The Asians are back on top and the Domestic automakers have stumbled.
A Booz & Company study found that companies whose innovation strategies are clearly aligned with their business and culture goals delivered 17-percent higher profit growth over five-year periods than those lacking such tight alignment.
A pair of Japanese bankers are at the center of a growing firestorm over a mysterious $687 million payout by Olympus. The NYT reports.
The British executive who was publicly pilloried as a bad manager when the Japanese company Olympus fired him on Friday, struck back on Monday, saying he was forced out because he was about to expose potential financial fraud at the company. The NYT reports.