A Stronger Dollar Will Push The Nikkei 225 Higher

The Nikkei 225 could be set to breach 20000. However, much of the growth in the index depends on export growth. This is inherently linked to a stronger dollar and a weaker yen. However, I see signs of the greenback strengthening as Japanese exports ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese banks top project financing rankings

In 2010, the list was led by State Bank of India. The highest Japanese bank was Mitsubishi UFJ, in ninth position. Sumitomo Mitsui and Mizuho were placed 17th and 21st, respectively. But what has happened in the past six years is not so much the Japanese ... ( read original story ...)

Panda sex causes surge in Tokyo restaurant’s stock

When giant pandas Ri Ri and Shin Shin mated for the first time in four years at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo Monday, they gave hope to many that the panda population would continue to increase. A nearby restaurant, however, was excited for a completely different reason. ( read original story ...)

Nippon Life makes first overseas project finance loan

TOKYO Feb 28 Nippon Life Insurance Co made its first overseas project finance loan worth $100 million, the company's officials told Reuters, as the Japanese insurer seeks riskier but higher-return investments amid ultra-low interest rates at home. ( read original story ...)

Tokyo Marathon Expo 2017 to Showcase Chinese Running Culture

TOKYO, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as Tokyo Marathon Expo formally begins, the four largest Chinese large-scale organizations in the world of running have gathered in Tokyo for the Tokyo Marathon, including the largest running service provider ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo futures prices after evening session February 27

Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of the Tokyo market's evening session on Feb 2017. Contract Day Volume Evening Volume 17-Mar 302.0 12 301.0 5 17-Apr 290.0 119 289.6 17 17-May 285.3 91 284.5 10 17-Jun 278.0 648 277.1 84 17-Jul 272.6 ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo shares fall with eyes on..

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell Monday as a stronger yen discouraged investors who are already cautious ahead of US President Donald Trump's policy speech to Congress. Markets are keen to see details of Trump's spending plans as well as proposals for tax reform ... ( read original story ...)