Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 Olympics costs

Tokyo (AFP) - Tokyo's governor has warned that the bill for the city's 2020 Olympics could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs. Governor Yuriko Koike said there was still a danger of costs reaching an eye-watering ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo stocks fall by break, despite Wall St record

Tokyo stocks lost early gains to end Wednesday morning's session ... Toyota slipped 0.12 percent to 6,470 yen and banking giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial was down 0.23 percent at 772.2 yen. But Toshiba soared nearly 12 percent to 205.2 yen on expectations ... ( read original story ...)

Asian Olympic leader backs Sapporo for Winter Games bid

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) " Asia's Olympic leader thinks the continent could stage a third consecutive Winter Games and Sapporo would be an ideal location. Olympic Council of Asian president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said Sapporo has all the facilities ... ( read original story ...)

RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session February 21

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-Feb 331.0 5 - - 17-Mar 319.4 46 314.5 8 17-Apr 311.4 99 307.3 32 17-May 305.6 266 301.2 94 17-Jun 298.3 1034 ... ( read original story ...)