Edition:
United Kingdom

Japan

Japan's Asakawa says markets trying to find new equilibrium

TOKYO Japan's top currency official, Masatsugu Asakawa, said on Saturday there will be "various moves" in financial markets in the wake of Brexit, trying to find a new equilibrium.

Recent Japan News

Photo

Former hammer champion Murofushi fails to nail Rio spot 2:32am BST

TOKYO Japanese hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, who won Olympic gold in Athens 12 years ago and bronze in London four years ago, has come up short in his bid to compete at a fifth Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Olympics-Former hammer champion Murofushi fails to nail Rio spot 2:28am BST

TOKYO, June 25 Japanese hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, who won Olympic gold in Athens 12 years ago and bronze in London four years ago, has come up short in his bid to compete at a fifth Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Photo

Hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution - Japan PM 24 Jun 2016

TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday it would be difficult for the time being to revise the armament-renouncing article of Japan's pacifist constitution, an issue drawing attention as the July 10 upper house election approaches.

Photo

Japan signals readiness to intervene as Brexit boosts yen 24 Jun 2016

TOKYO Japan will respond as needed to "extremely nervous" currency moves following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday, signaling a readiness to intervene to stem excessive yen strength.

Photo

Japan signals readiness to intervene as Brexit boosts yen 24 Jun 2016

TOKYO Japan will respond as needed to "extremely nervous" currency moves following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday, signalling a readiness to intervene to stem excessive yen strength.