Politics Yoshihiko Noda

  • TOKYO-- Japan is hoping the recent flare-up in friction with China will not damage the two Asian economic powers' cooperation in international finance, a finance ministry official said Wednesday.

  • Japan Cabinet Reshuffle Shows Confidence in Bureaucracy: Pro

    Jun Okumura, Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group explains why he thinks Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's picks for his new cabinet shows his confidence in Japan's bureaucracy.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.