Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking to put a strong U.S.-Japan alliance on full display in the face of potential threats in Asia when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.» Read More
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.
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.