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Valuations in Japan markets remain reasonable and are unlikely to be in a bubble, says John Vail of Nikko Asset Management America.
The automaker currently sells around 62 models in Japan, where car sales have been declining as the population ages.
Martin Schulz, international equity investment director, PNC International Equity Fund, says as a long-time player in Japanese equity markets he's seen steady improvement in returns on capital by companies.
It's "out of the question" that Japan's economy will return to the heights of its past, and it is already performing well, says Martin Schulz of Fujitsu Research Institute.
Henry McVey, KKR head of the global macro and asset allocation, discusses China's GDP and where to find opportunities in Asian markets.
Consumer spending in Japan is rising, and a big reason for that is growing inbound tourism, says Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisors.
Sung-Yoon Lee, Korean studies professor, The Fletcher School Tufts University, says North Korea has been able to keeps its nuclear and missile programs going while it also uses sophisticated espionage to pursue its diplomatic goals.
Son is on a mission to own pieces of all the companies that may underpin the global shifts brought on by artificial intelligence, the NYT reports.
It's a role that was almost inconceivable a few decades ago, when China was more closely associated with a different green transportation, NYT reports.
Kotaro Tamura, Asia fellow, Milken Institute, says Japan PM Abe is in a good position ahead of the Oct. 22 polls because of tactical errors by opposition politician and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
The misconduct involved dozens of staff and possibly stretched back 10 years, the company said.
Kathy Matsui, MD and chief Japan strategist, Goldman Sachs, says that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen keeping a simple majority for his coalition government in the Oct. 22 election.
Tan Teck Leng of UBS Wealth Management said the polls show Japan PM Shinzo Abe keeping at least his simple majority - which would be largely neutral for the yen.
Scott Seaman, director Asia, Eurasia Group says Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike does not want to alienate supporters by stepping away from her current job to run for parliament.
The lack of feasibility in several policy proposals is one reason for the decline in Party of Hope leader Yuriko Koike's popularity, says Takuji Okubo of Japan Macro Advisors.
From Wall Street to Washington, economists have been upgrading their forecasts for the global economy this year, N.Y. Times reports.
Despite a crackdown on bitcoin in China, other markets like Japan have had a positive impact on the price of the digital currency.
Even as job markets are tight in many major economies, low unemployment is failing to spur robust increases in wages, leaving workers angry.
Arun Sundararajan, professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, New York University, says that Uber is trying to get into Japan the best way it can by working with the existing taxi firms.
A new party led by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike unveiled its election platform on Friday, pledging to prevent a planned sales tax hike.