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  • TOKYO- TRUMP SAYS GREAT PROGRESS BEING MADE IN OUR TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN.

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial state visit meant to showcase strong ties even though trade...

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial state visit meant to showcase strong ties even though trade...

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial state visit meant to showcase strong ties even though trade...

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial state visit meant to showcase strong ties even though trade...

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while gently knocking Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial state visit meant to showcase strong ties even as...

  • President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out. Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom.

  • President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip, which lasts through Tuesday. The United States is in the...

  • *China premiums jump to $12- 14/ oz vs $6- 8/ oz last week. MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, May 24- Gold prices in India flipped into premiums this week on firmer demand in the domestic market, while buyers in top consumer China took advantage of weaker bullion prices and stepped up purchases. Gold futures in India, the world's second biggest bullion consumer after China, fell to 31,232...

  • TOKYO, May 24- Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for trade talks ahead of a summit meeting between leaders from the two nations on Monday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S.

  • *reuters:// realtime/verb= Open/url= cpurl:// apps.cp./ Apps/econ-polls? TOKYO, May 24- Japan's factory output likely picked up in April, reversing the decline seen in the previous month, a Reuters' poll found on Friday, although the U.S.- China trade war is expected to prevent a more meaningful recovery in months ahead. The expected small gains in the data were supported...

  • *Singapore sets sights on top talent for next growth phase. SINGAPORE, May 24- San Francisco- based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. Very few countries would have matched it, "added Bragiel, who had considered Hong Kong and Tokyo for an Asian expansion...

  • *Trump: Huawei' dangerous', could be included in China trade deal. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, May 24- Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.- China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of...

  • *Trump:' Dangerous' Huawei could be included in China trade deal. Tokyo, May 24- Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.- China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones...

  • TOKYO, May 23- The yen advanced broadly on Thursday as persistent U.S.- China trade fears and Brexit concerns fanned risk aversion, lifting the safe-haven Japanese currency. Reports that the United States could impose restrictions on Chinese technology company Hikvision renewed market jitters about trade on Wednesday, reversing a relief rally that...

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  • President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to the country's biggest warship on a state visit as Tokyo seeks to avoid a bust-up over trade. Trump will also play golf with Abe and inspect Japan's Kaga helicopter carrier. At their summit on Monday, Trump and Abe are expected to discuss topics from North Korea's...

  • TOKYO, May 22- Japan's Nikkei edged up on Wednesday morning as technology shares rose tracking their U.S. counterparts, while the country's better-than-expected machinery orders aided sentiment. "Japan remains a hostage to global macro issues and cannot really move until more clarity out of the U.S.- China trade talks," said Takeo Kamai, head of execution...

  • TOKYO, May 22- Japanese exports contracted for the fifth month in April due to a slump in shipments of chip-making equipment to China, underlining the growing threat to the world's third-biggest economy from a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war. Data also showed Japan's trade surplus with the United States rose for a second month as auto exports accelerated, which...

  • *Japan lawmaker say not clear whether deal is possible in May. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday. Kenji Wakamiya, chairman of the lower house of parliament's...