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 ...)

World shares mixed, Japan’s Nikkei gains on weaker yen

TOKYO - World stocks were meandering in sluggish trading on Thursday as investors awaited the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were mixed in early trading. France’s CAC 40 added 0.1 percent to 4,860.14 and ... ( read original story ...)

Japan hotelier's Nanjing massacre denial angers China

A Japanese hotel chain has come under fire for its owner's claims that a World War Two massacre in the Chinese city of Nanjing did not take place. A book by Toshio Motoya, who owns APA Hotels, was found this week to be widely distributed in his outlets. ( read original story ...)