Tokyo futures drop, tracking Shanghai market

TOKYO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Benchmark TOCOM rubber futures fell around 1 percent on Tuesday, tracking Shanghai futures that were sluggish overnight as worries over supply continued to ease. FUNDAMENTALS * The Tokyo Commodity Exchange rubber contract for ... ( read original story ...)

China bank fraud base found in Japan

The base for a group of people involved in a Chinese version of a bank transfer scam has been found in Japan. The National Police Agency informed the Chinese Public Security Ministry of the discovery during a regular consultation meeting held in January ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s deflation-stagnation generation see no way out

Japan remains definitively stuck, despite a long and aggressive experiment with ultralow rates. A quarter-century after its property bubble burst, a penny-pinching generation has come of age knowing only economic malaise, stagnant wages and deflation — a ... ( read original story ...)

Japan factory output down in red flag for economy

Japan's factory output unexpectedly slipped 0.8 percent in January, the first fall in six months and the latest red flag for the world's number-three economy, official data showed Tuesday. The on-month figure, which missed market expectations for a 0.4 ... ( read original story ...)