TOKYO, Aug 30 Japan's Nikkei share average treaded water on Tuesday, with momentum from the previous day's rally stalling as the yen's extensive retreat halted for the time being.
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TOKYO Japanese retail sales fell 0.2 percent in July from a year earlier, less than a median market forecast for a 0.9 percent decline, government data showed on Tuesday.
TOKYO Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.0 percent in July from the previous month, data by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Tuesday.
KYOTO For generations, artisans and merchants in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto lived in thousands of traditional "machiya" townhouses that are steadily disappearing or falling into disrepair.
TOKYO Japan's government plans to overhaul its monitoring system targeting regional banks in efforts to raise their profitability and facilitate lending to local businesses, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday.