Japan

Bank of Japan Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged Even as Inflation, Growth Fade

Bank of Japan Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged Even as Inflation, Growth Fade

There was change in the monetary policy of Bank of Japan as the central bank's Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda still believes that that present level of stimulus is enough to drive prices at the targeted two percent inflation.

Crude Prices Drop Further with Slowing Asian Economies and Worries of Supply Glut

Crude Prices Drop Further with Slowing Asian Economies and Worries of Supply Glu

On Thursday, the price of crude oil dropped further pushed by the weak economic data from China and Japan. The growth in Asian markets has been slow this year and further low investment levels signal at further grind down.

In the April to June Quarter of the Year Japan’s Economy Contracted 1.2 Percent

In the April to June Quarter of the Year Japan’s Economy Contracted 1.2 Percent

All is not well as far as the economy of Japan is concerned.

Consumer Spending and Inflation Drops in Japan Adding Pressure on Policymakers

Consumer Spending and Inflation Drops in Japan Adding Pressure on Policymakers

July marked halt for Japan's inflation as the consumer spending also dropped considerably. For the very first time in last two years Japan's household spending slid considerably to a low level that increased the pressure on the policy makers. A slew of fresh fiscal stimulus is expected to be introduced to support the frail economy.

Next Month Amazon Plans to Launch Its Video Streaming Service Tailored for Customers in Japan

Next Month Amazon Plans to Launch Its Video Streaming Service Tailored for Custo

On Wednesday, online retail giant Amazon.com said that it is planning to launch its video streaming service for its Prime members in Japan in the coming month. The extension of the Prime paid service is aimed at gearing itself up for Netflix Inc's scheduled entry into Japan in September.

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