Monday, Jul 23, 2018 | Last Update : 01:25 PM IST

Tokyo

BOJ policy tweak prospects jolt Japanese markets, yen

But Japan’s inflation is seen as unlikely to reach the BOJ’s 2 per cent target even after the central bank.

23 Jul 2018 1:13 PM

Oil prices fall on demand concerns as G20 warns of risks to growth

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures declined 13 cents, or 0.2 per cent, to $68.13 a barrel.

23 Jul 2018 9:37 AM

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son says Japan is ‘stupid’ for not allowing ride-sharing

SoftBank and Didi are launching a taxi-hailing service in Japan that would match users to existing taxi fleets.

19 Jul 2018 11:13 AM

Oil prices drop amid surprise jump in US stockpiles

Brent futures were down 31 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at $71.85 a barrel by 0240 GMT.

18 Jul 2018 9:16 AM

EU, Japan sign landmark trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump’s moves to hike tariffs on imports from many US trading partners.

17 Jul 2018 6:27 PM

Yahoo buys back USD 2 bn of shares in three-way deal with SoftBank

SoftBank will buy 221 billion yen ($1.99 billion) of Yahoo Japan shares from Altaba.

10 Jul 2018 8:58 AM

Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

Nissan said it had rechecked "reliable" data and confirmed that all vehicles, except the GT-R, had met Japanese safety standards.

09 Jul 2018 3:13 PM

US dismisses N Korea's 'gangster-like' tag, says sanctions will stay

Speaking in Tokyo, Pompeo said his efforts to push North Korea on disarmament had backing of the entire international community.

08 Jul 2018 12:59 PM

Death toll rises to 48, at least 100 missing in Japan floods

Authorities warned landslides could strike even after rain subsides as the calamity shaped up to be potentially the worst in decades.

08 Jul 2018 9:10 AM

Japan executes cult guru, 6 followers for 1995 sarin attack

Asahara claimed to have achieved enlightenment in Himalayas, preached mix of Eastern religions combined with own apocalyptic prophecies.

06 Jul 2018 12:08 PM