Japan government morphing into activist shareholder

Japan Post Holdings itself spent many months under its IPO price of 1,400 yen. The government has already decided to help pay for rebuilding from the March 2011 disaster with 4 trillion yen in capital gains from selling shares in the Japan Post trio. ( read original story ...)

Japan's PM Abe 'seeks trust with Trump' on US visit

Japan's prime minister says he hopes to build a "relationship of trust" with Donald Trump, as he began a US visit. Addressing business leaders, Shinzo Abe said economic ties benefited both sides and urged a "new era" of co-operation. President Trump has ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stocks boosted by Trump pledge to cut business taxes

HONG KONG - Asian stocks advanced Friday led by big gains in Japan after U.S. President Donald Trump promised that he would soon cut taxes for businesses. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged 2.3 per cent as the yen weakened against the dollar ... ( read original story ...)

The Latest: Abe promotes Japan business ahead of Trump meet

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington and meeting with President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) is making the case for Japanese business which he ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's Shinzo Abe to discuss US job creation with Trump

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in the US to discuss job creation and Japanese investment with President Donald Trump. Mr Trump has previously taken issue with the US trade deficit with Japan, as well as threatened to impose a tariff on ... ( read original story ...)

Japan PM holds talks with Trump, looks to win trust

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Japan's prime minister to the White House with ... Trump and Abe held talks in the Oval Office, to be followed by a joint news conference and a working lunch. The two leaders will depart on Air Force ... ( read original story ...)