INDIA STOCKS Indian shares tipped to open lower as recession risks loom

India's stock futures listed on the Singapore exchange were down 1.1% as of 0216 GMT. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 1.7%. Indian markets are expected to remain rangebound until the central bank's policy decision on Friday.
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Yesterday

Read these 5 books to understand the culture of Japan

'The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture' by anujj Trehaan, this book offers some unique insights about Japan. The author describes what Zen is, how it came up, and its role in Japan's aesthetics.
#Trehaan #JapaneseMind #Zen #Japan #News #Entertainment #Books


2 days ago

Basketball: Japan loses 3rd straight at World Cup against France

AllJapan took its third straight loss of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup on Monday, going down 67-53 to France following a final-quarter scoring drought. The result leaves Tokyo Olympic silver medalist and world No. 8 Japan fifth in group B with a 1-3 record ahead of its last group-stage game against world no. 3 host Australia.
#AllJapan #WorldCup #FIBAWomensBasketballWorldCup #Japan #News #Sports #Basketball


3 days ago

Japan vigilant about speculative yen moves, ready to act if needed

AllJapan is on alert against speculative yen moves against the u.s. Dollar. The government is monitoring the market with a high degree of vigilance.
#AllJapan #Japan #News #Business #Economy


3 days ago

McDonald's hikes prices in Japan on higher input costs, weaker yen

The two rounds of price hikes this year are the first since 2019. It marks the company's second set of price increases this year. The price difference implied that Japan's currency was undervalued 45%.
#McDonalds #Japan #News #Business #Economy


3 days ago

Bond market crash for the record books

The bank of Japan has been forced to intervene in foreign currency markets to prop up the value of the yen for the first time in 24 years. Investors have been dumping bonds as the US Federal Reserve continues to hike official interest rates to tame inflation. The vicious bond market sell-off is dragging global share markets lower.
#USFederalReserve #Japan #News #Business #Economy


3 days ago

U.S., Japan scientists win prize for sleep disorder research

One of the $3 million prizes in life sciences went to Emmanuel Mignot of the Stanford University School of Medicine and Masashi Yanagisawa of the University of Tsukuba for their separate research programs that have contributed to the creation of sleep-inducing drugs.
#EmmanuelMignot #StanfordUniversity #Japan #News #Technology #ArtificialIntelligence


5 days ago

Basketball: Japan narrowly loses to Serbia at World Cup

Sluggish first quarter against Serbia at FIBA women's basketball world cup. Japan lost 69-64 after falling short with a late comeback. Both teams have a 1-1 record following two days of group play.
#WorldCup #Japan #News #Sports #Basketball


5 days ago

BNP Paribas expects India to grow the fastest among major world economies

India expected to be fastest growing economy among major economies such as the us, the UK, Japan, Germany, France, China, Italy and Spain going by the BNP Paribas India Strategy Report. The report also observes that the inflation issue in India is much lower compared with developed countries mostly due to the composition of the CPI.
#BNPParibas #IndiaStrategyReport #India #News #Business #Markets


6 days ago

Japan intervenes to support yen for the first time since 1998

The yen rose as much as 2.3% against the dollar, pulling back sharply from the lows of the day when it had breached a key psychological level of 145. The intervention comes after the bank of Japan insisted it will hold its negative-rate policy even as the Federal Reserve hikes aggressively. A further slide will put pressure on a central bank determined to stoke inflation and a government desperate to avoid a cost-of-living crisis.
#FederalReserve #Japan #News #Business #Markets


1 weeks ago

Basketball: Japan cruises to 89-56 win over Mali at women's World Cup

Allaika Hirashita scores 17 points off the bench as the FIBA women's basketball world cup kicks off. World no. 37 Mali rebounded strongly and capitalized on second-chance opportunities to trail eighth-ranked Japan 21-18 at the first interval.
#AllaikaHirashita #WorldCup #Mali #News #Sports #Basketball


1 weeks ago

Japan intervenes in FX market to stem yen falls after BOJ keeps super-low rates

The move sent the dollar plunging over 2% to around 141.15 yen. The currency has depreciated nearly 20% this year, sinking to 24-year lows. There's no change to our stance of maintaining easy monetary policy for the time being.
#BOJ #Japan #News #Business #Economy


1 weeks ago

Japan intervenes in FX market to stem yen falls after BOJ keeps super-low rates

Japan intervened in the currency market on friday for the first time since 1998. The move comes hours after the central bank's decision to maintain ultra-low interest rates.
#BOJ #Japan #News #Business #Markets


1 weeks ago

Japan intervenes in FX market to stem yen falls after BOJ keeps super-low rates

The yen has depreciated nearly 20% this year, as the BOJ has kept policy super-loose. The last time Japan intervened to support its currency was in 1998, when the Asian financial crisis triggered a sell-off.
#BOJ #Asian #Japan #News #Business #Markets


1 weeks ago

Asia markets: Japan CPI inflation, China loan prime rate, currencies

Shares in the Asia-Pacific rose ahead of china's interest rate decision. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.14% on its return to trade after a holiday.
#Nikkei225 #Japan #News #Business #Economy


1 weeks ago

Yen jumps vs dollar after BOJ rate check, hints on intervention

The yen was up more than 1% against the dollar on monday. The bank of Japan conducted a rate check-in preparation for currency intervention. But actually intervening to support the currency would be a larger step.
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2 weeks ago

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip on Fed worry, yen climbs on Japan intervention hint

The yen was on pace for its biggest daily percentage gain against the greenback in about a month, pulling away from recent 24-year lows versus the dollar. The dollar index fell 0.364%, with the euro up 0.22% to $0.9992. Analysts said the strengthening was likely to be short-lived.
#Fed #Japan #News #Business #Markets


2 weeks ago

Yakuza spinoff Like A Dragon: Ishin! updates the PS3 game for PS4, PS5 - Polygon

The new game will be available to players outside of Japan for the first time since it was released in 2014. The game is set in Japan’s Bakumatsu period, focusing largely on a samurai, Sakamoto Ryoma.
#SakamotoRyoma #Bakumatsu #Yaku #Japan #News #Entertainment #Movies


2 weeks ago

5 Things We Liked and 3 We Didn't, About Cyberpunk Edgerunners

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a peculiar sidestep for one of the most lauded animation studios out of Japan. It is best known for its original work, rather than dabbling in established franchises as it has for things like its work on Gridman and Dynazenon with Tsuburaya. The series is about a young corporate academy drop out in the neon-tinged Night City.
#Cyberpunk #CyberpunkEdgerunners #Japan #News #Entertainment #Music


2 weeks ago

Asia markets rise, South Korea stocks pop ahead of U.S

The Nikkei 225 in Japan gained 0.26%, and the Topix index ticked 0.18% higher. South Korea's Kospi rose 1.78% on its return to trade after a holiday.
#Nikkei225 #Topix #Japan #News #Business #Economy


2 weeks ago