Typhoon unleashes heavy rain as it approaches Tokyo

Authorities have issued flood and landslide warnings and evacuation advisories to hundreds of thousands of residents in western and central Japan and the Tokyo area ahead of the ... all of them slightly. Kyodo News service reported that a man died in ... ( read original story ...)

Typhoon Lan sweeps across Japan; 2 reported dead

Add Japan as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Japan news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A powerful typhoon caused flooding and landslides along the Pacific coast of Japan, killing at least two people before heading out to sea Monday. ( read original story ...)

Saudi Aramco’s $100 billion IPO is on track for 2018 launch

Exchanges in London and New York are vying for a role in Aramco’s IPO, with Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto also trying to attract the sale. "We will announce the venue in due course," Al-Falih said in London, where he was attending the annual ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei hits new highs after Japan election

These are external links and will open in a new window Japanese stocks hit their highest level since 1996 on Monday after exit polls indicated Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had won a clear election victory. The Nikkei climbed nearly 1%, extending its recent ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei rises on Japanese ruling party win, most of Asia up

TOKYO — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1 per cent ... ( read original story ...)

Abe on track to win fresh majority as Japan votes

TOKYO -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to win a fresh mandate as Japan votes on Sunday in a snap election, according to opinion polls, with a divided opposition and heavy rain helping the incumbent. A Nikkei poll conducted Tuesday through Thursday ... ( read original story ...)

Abe’s election victory pushes Nikkei higher

TOKYO -- The Nikkei 225 average is on track for its longest winning streak ever, pushed along by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in Japan's lower house election. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 248.36 points, or 1.15%, to 21,706 yen ... ( read original story ...)