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— Haruki Murakami
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  • 05 Lug
    Design Tokyo 2017

    Il salone internazionale con focus sul settore design e arredamento si svolgerà dal 5 al 7 luglio presso Tokyo bigh sight a Tokyo. 

  • Moody’s cuts China’s rating on debt fears

    Moody’s on Wednesday slashed China’s credit rating for the first time in almost three decades citing concerns about the country’s rising debt and slowing growth, but Beijing rejected the downgrade as “inappropriate.” The move comes as China tries to clean up a toxic brew of unregulated and risky lending that ...

  • Dollar bounces back above ¥111.50 in Tokyo trading

    The dollar bounced back above ¥111.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, following a hawkish remark by the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.94-94, up from ¥111.20-20 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.1175-1176, down from $1.1252-1254, and ...

  • Shoko Chukin Bank raided over shady loans

    Government officials Wednesday raided the offices of Shoko Chukin Bank, a state-linked lender for small and medium-sized firms, over improper loans issued under a state-backed program to help crisis-hit companies. The Financial Services Agency, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Finance Ministry plan to look into the ...

  • Former Fed chief Bernanke endorses BOJ’s inflation goal

    Former head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben S. Bernanke, endorsed the Bank of Japan’s extraordinary easing measures to break free of persistent deflation and underlined the importance of coordinating monetary policy with fiscal stimulus. “Despite improvement in the Japanese economy, I think there’s still a strong case for the ...

  • Nationwide department store sales jump 0.7% in April

    April sales at department stores nationwide rose 0.7 percent from a year earlier on a same-store basis, up for the first time in 14 months, an industry group has announced. Overall sales at 229 outlets operated by 80 companies totaled ¥452.7 billion. The growth mainly reflected brisk demand for cosmetics ...

  • Tokyo stocks rebound on weaker yen

    Stocks turned higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, helped by the yen’s fall against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 129.70 points, or 0.66 percent, to finish at 19,742.98. On Tuesday, the key market gauge shed 65 points. The Topix index of all first-section issues closed up 9.89 ...

  • Toshiba may seek buyers for Westinghouse starting this fall

    Toshiba could begin the process to sell a majority stake in Westinghouse Electric this fall as the U.S. company makes its way through a bankruptcy proceeding, according to Mark Marano, Westinghouse’s chief operating officer. Tokyo-based Toshiba has “signaled pretty clearly to the market” that it wants to divest a majority ...

  • EPA sues Fiat Chrysler over alleged diesel emissions cheating

    U.S. environmental regulators on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against automaker Fiat Chrysler, accusing the company of installing devices on its trucks that hid harmful emissions during testing. The company kept the software’s existence from regulators during the certification process for 104,000 3.0-liter light-duty diesel vehicles, according to the Environmental Protection ...

  • Dollar weakens to around ¥111.20

    The dollar weakened in Tokyo trading Tuesday amid sluggish Japanese stocks, a suspected terror attack in Britain and news reports about U.S. President Donald Trump’s Russia-related allegations. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.20-20, down from ¥111.29-30 at the same time Monday. The euro climbed to $1.1252-1254, up from ...

  • Stocks dragged down on yen’s rise

    Stocks turned lower Tuesday, dragged down by the yen’s ascent against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 shed 65.00 points, or 0.33 percent, to finish at 19,613.28. On Monday, the key market gauge gained 87.52 points. The Topix, which covers all first-section issues, closed 2.43 points, or 0.16 percent, lower at ...

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