Japanese sell stake in property firm to Fyffes founding family

A spokesman for Balmoral confirmed to The Irish Times that a vehicle linked to the company’s chairman, Carl McCann and his brother, David, has acquired the stake. The entity is named in Balmoral’s latest annual report as Huntroyde. The transaction ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei rises as U.S.-China trade tensions put “on hold”

TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Monday morning as exporters were boosted by a rise in the dollar rise against the yen. The dollar’s rise followed news of an easing in U.S.-China trade tensions, offsetting weakness in ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo stocks open higher as yen eases

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday supported by a cheaper ... The dollar firmed slightly after the finance ministry said Japan's overall trade surplus jumped 30 percent while its politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged up 4.7 percent ... ( read original story ...)

Japan and Russia plan high-level talks on defense, diplomacy

TOKYO -- Japan and Russia intend to have their top foreign affairs and defense officials meet this year, part of Tokyo's effort to build bilateral ties as it works to settle a long-standing territorial dispute. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and ... ( read original story ...)