Japanese News Headlines Archive

2008-09-16 JN Highlights

[Skip to the end] Highlights: Aug Consumer Sentiment Hits Record Low For 3rd Month Govt Panel To Call For Cutting Corporate Tax To 30% By FY15 Ota Reelected As New Komeito Leader For Another 2 Years Extra Budget To Total 1.81tn Yen, Govt Eyes 400bn Yen Bonds Lehman Failure Not To Mar ...Read More

2008-04-18 JN Highlights

doesn’t look too bad? Highlights: Consumer Sentiment Improves For 1st Time In 6 Months Industrial Production Index Rose To Record 110.2 In February March Department Store Sales Fall 1.2% On Year Supply Of Tokyo Office Space To Drop 40%: Survey BOJ Cuts Assessment On 8 Of 9 Regional Economies Shirakawa Keeps Weak ...Read More

2008-03-31 JN Highlights

Japan data volatile as usual, but a few interesting bits that are worth a quick look: Industrial Output Falls 1.2% In Feb (Dow Jones) Japanese industrial output declined in February, partly due to weaker overseas demand for electronic parts and devices, increasing worries that a downturn exports will slow the economy. Separate ...Read More

2008-03-27 JN Highlights

Highlights: Fukuda Offers To Free Up Road Revenues For General Spending From FY09 Adds to aggregate demand. MOF Frets Over Yen, But No Threat Of Action Don’t want Paulson to call them a currency manipulator. Suda: Natural For BOJ To Aim For Rate Hike They see inflation heating up over time. Some ...Read More

2008-02-14 JN Highlights

News Headlines: Japan Economy Grows 3.7%, Twice as Fast as Expected Oct-Dec GDP Grows Annual 3.7% On Brisk Domestic, External Demand Consumer Sentiment Fell For 4th Straight Month In Jan Dec Revised Industrial Output Rises 1.4% MOF Tsuda: GDP Confirms Recovery Despite Some Weakness GDP COMMENT: Consumer Confidence Key To Future Growth ...Read More