Fukushima to Host Olympic Baseball, Softball at Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo 2020 will be the first time that baseball and softball have been featured at the Olympics since 2008. A stadium in the city of Yokohama will host other baseball and softball games. "Fukushima will have a great platform to show the world the extent of ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s central bank maintains rates amid Fed hike

Japan’s central bank did not make any adjustments to its monetary policies even if its US counterpart raised its key interest rate Thursday. Hours after the US Federal Reserve increased its interest rate, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) maintained its own ... ( read original story ...)

Premarket: Euro zone lifted as ECB joins central bank trend

Banking stocks across the bloc also gained around 0.5 per cent ... MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 per cent and were on track to end the week with a 3.5 per cent gain, its biggest increase since July. ( read original story ...)