TOKYO - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that the economy remains in a recovery trend, following a slew of economic indicators that cast some doubt about the strength of a rebound from April's sales tax hike.
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TOKYO - Japan is determined to secure the return of all its citizens abducted by North Korea, a cabinet minister said on Monday, warning Pyongyang to take seriously its promise to report fully on the emotive issue.
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TOKYO - An economic adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that a planned rise in the sales tax should be delayed by a year and half to 2017 because a first increase in April had hit the economy harder than expected.
MUMBAI - Japan's Nissay Asset Management, part of Nippon Life Insurance, is launching two India-focused funds that will invest in equity and debt markets, the fund manager said in a statement on Monday.
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, agreed at a summit on Monday to accelerate talks on a nuclear energy pact, the two leaders said in a joint statement.