Alaska opens trade, pipeline office in Tokyo

Alaska - The state of Alaska has opened an office in Tokyo to help promote trade and advance a long hoped-for natural gas pipeline project. The office and the hiring of Masatoshi Nick Shiratori to direct it was only announced to companies doing business ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei stays in a narrow range, on track for weekly losses

Yen moves off this week's highs, underpinning Japanese equities TOKYO Jan 20 Japan's Nikkei share average wobbled in a small range on Friday, on track for a weekly loss, as investors braced for a change of power in the United States with the inauguration ... ( read original story ...)