Tokyo shares open lower following Trump's inauguration speech

TOKYO, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo shares opened lower Monday as concerns grew over U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration speech which did not specify economic stimulus plans. As of 9:15 a.m. local time, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average fell 215.93 ... ( read original story ...)

Yokohama Celebrates a Century

New Logo commemorates 100th Anniversary. Yokohama has unveiled a new logo that will be used during 2017, as the company celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding. Yokohama Rubber was established in Yokohama, Japan on October 13, 1917, as a domestic ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's banks adding ATMs that accept foreign cash cards

Nine banks and other ATM operators surveyed by The Nikkei offered around 72,000 machines accessible via foreign-issued cards at the end of 2016. Roughly 90,000 machines are expected to provide this accessibility at the close of 2018. Japan currently has ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's manufacturers look to overachieve on emissions cuts

TOKYO -- Major Japanese manufacturers expect a 14.4% decline in their greenhouse gas emissions for fiscal 2030 compared with fiscal 2013, a deeper cut than the government set as a goal for the sector, a Nikkei Inc. survey finds. Export-driven manufacturers ... ( read original story ...)