Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

Business 01/23/19, 02:10

Asian markets were mixed in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.1 percent to 20,593.72, after the Bank of Japan kept its short and long term interest rates intact as expected ...

BOJ warns Japan faces new risks as population shrinks

Business 01/17/19, 00:54

Japan faces unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as its population of about 126 million ages and declines, the governor of its central bank said Thursday.Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda told fellow financial leaders Thursday that policies must be devised to prevent the shrinking population from hindering economic growth.Since ...

Japan’s ‘tankan’ economic survey shows sentiment flat

Business 12/13/18, 20:26

A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted.The "tankan" survey, released Friday, says sentiment remained flat at 19 for a second month after three quarters of decline.The survey, long seen as an important indicator ...

Asian trading mixed amid lingering trade tension worries

Asia & Pacific 09/30/18, 23:55

Asian stocks were mixed Monday after U.S. markets wrapped up their best quarter in almost five years, but sentiment was clouded by lingering worries over global trade tensions.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent in morning trading to 24,277.51. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost nearly 0.6 percent to 6,169.00. ...

Japan’s ‘tankan’ economic survey shows decline in sentiment

Business 09/30/18, 22:17

A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers dipped two points to 19, as worries grow about global trade tensions.The "tankan" survey, released Monday, marked the third straight quarter of decline.The survey, long seen as an important indicator of the state of the ...

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