A Japanese Fix for American Savings: 1.25 Percent Interest

But it's now topped by an offer that just came out from a just-launched, savings-only division of San Francisco-based MUFG Union Bank. The new entity, PurePoint Financial, offers a rate of 1.25 percent on a savings deposit of at least $10,000, and 1.4 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's Race to 2% Inflation: ETFs in Focus

Japan’s core inflation has returned for the first time in more than a year owing to increased energy prices, giving signals that the country is on its path to reach its inflation target of 2%. Even though the unemployment rate dropped to 3%, its lowest ... ( read original story ...)

Gamba Osaka beats Kashiwa 3-1 for 1st win in J-League

TOKYO - Gamba Osaka won its first game of the J-League season on Sunday, beating Kashiwa Reysol 3-1 on a pair of goals from Shun Nagasawa. Nagasawa headed in a cross from Hiroki Fujiharu in the seventh minute and scored again in the second half after ... ( read original story ...)

Japan Federation to Advance Women’s Economic Empowerment

Keidanren, as a representative of Japan's business community, will continue our strategy to support the success of women in the workplace, with a view to realize the genuine 'diversity' so that everyone in Japan can actively participate regardless of ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Sogo Shosha investing P198.5 B in Phl

The DTI said the investments are expected to come in until 2018. “Japanese investor remains confident of business prospects in the Philippines. We urge Japanese investors to take the chance to invest in the Philippines as it experiences its momentous ... ( read original story ...)