According to new research by global property consultant CBRE, foreign commercial real estate investment in Japan significantly declined in 2022, primarily due to limited availability. ( read original story ...)
Forget the Alps—as the U.S. Dollar Soars, a Better Currency Play Is on a Chalet in Japan
The best exchange rates in a generation are handing U.S. buyers opportunities beyond London and Paris, with even bigger savings to be had in top-tier Asian cities ... ( read original story ...)
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Japan’s SBI applies for bank license to own majority of Shinsei
Japanese online financial conglomerate SBI Holdings Inc has filed its application for a bank holding-company license to own more than 50 per cent of Shinsei Bank, an SBI spokesperson said on Friday.Th ...
Japan spent almost $20bn in effort to defend tumbling yen
Japan spent ¥2.84tn ($19.7bn) in last week’s intervention to stem the yen’s plunge, although the currency is once again trading near levels before the government action was taken. Analysts say the ...
Japan Spent Record Of Nearly $20.0 Billion On Intervention To Support The Yen
Japan spent up a record 2.8 trillion yen ($19.7 billion) intervening in the foreign exchange market last week to prop up the yen, Ministry of Finance data showed on Friday, draining nearly 15% of ...
Japan Spent $19.7 Billion in September Forex Market Intervention
Japan spent a likely record daily amount to prop up the yen last week, leaving economists and investors wondering whether the government could intervene again despite skepticism over the impact of ...
Japan spent $19.7bn on intervention to support the yen
The figure was less than the 3.6 trillion yen estimated by Tokyo money market brokers for Japan's first dollar-selling, yen-buying intervention in 24 years to stem the currency's sharp weakening. The ...
Japan spent record $19 billion in intervention to stop yen plunge
Japan's currency intervention last week cost 2.84 trillion yen ($19 billion), the largest-ever amount spent to stem the yen's sharp s ...
Security situation in Indo-Pacific is relevant to Germany, officials say in Tokyo
German warplanes are deployed to NATO’s eastern flank to make clear to Russia that the alliance’s territory is a red line, said Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhartz, who leads the country’s air force. ( read original story ...)
Naomi Osaka: Pam Shriver advises on climbing back up tennis world rankings
It’s been another tough year for Naomi Osaka, who has not won a tennis tournament since the Australian Open in 2021. The former world number one has struggled with multiple injuries over the last 18 ... ( read original story ...)
U.S., Japan and S. Korea hold anti-sub drills amid N. Korean missile threat
The United States, Japan and South Korea conducted a trilateral anti-submarine training exercise on Friday near the Korean Peninsula for the first time in five years amid a flurry of North Korean ... ( read original story ...)
Japan’s digital minister says he’s ready for a fight
Japan's media-savvy digital minister said Friday he's ready to take an iron-fisted approach to speed up the nation's slow embrace of online services at government offices and workplaces. ( read original story ...)
Contrary To Trump Claim, White House Ordered USS McCain Hidden During His 2019 Japan Trip
Some "well-meaning person" didn't request the name be hidden; the White House did, confirm emails newly released under the Freedom of Information Act. ( read original story ...)
Japan’s data surprises on the upside
Stronger-than-expected industrial production and solid labour market data suggest Japan's economy continued to recover in the current quarter. A ...