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Corporate Japan is looking for ways to change, says Gen Isayama of the World Innovation Lab.
Rakuten's mobile plans fit in with its aims to be part of a growing ecosystem, says Hiroshi Mikitani, the company's CEO.
With the Japanese economy in a bit of a "soft patch," the pressure for the Bank of Japan to do more is actually just as high as it is to exit, says Jesper Koll of WisdomTree.
For a market that is dominated by the Bank of Japan, looking to government bond futures makes more sense for traders.
Japan's Finance Ministry had proposed a a cover story for a land sale scandal involving the sale of state-owned land to school operator Moritomo Gakuen, which had ties to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, an official said on Monday.
The trade war talk has little meaning in a case where parties to the dispute know that could not possibly be the solution to the problem at hand. Trade disputes are minor issues in the challenges to America's world order.
Japan on Saturday activated its first marine unit since World War Two trained to counter invaders occupying Japanese islands that Tokyo fears are vulnerable to attack by China.
Japanese multinational conglomerate Softbank has become an investing powerhouse, investing in the likes Alibaba and Uber. Here's how it became so massive.
China is now the world's biggest investor in coal outside its shores.
Japanese online brokerage firm Monex Group said on Friday it would buy hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck for $33.59 million.
A Japanese government-backed research group has put forward rules that would see initial coin offerings (ICOs) given definition and approval.
"Maternity harassment" is still present in some Japanese workplaces, discouraging women from having children, USA Today reports.
Ben Laidler, HSBC, and Michael Purves, Weeden, discuss their investment strategies for buying Asian markets.
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