All posts tagged "Japan"
Uber seals multibillion-dollar investment from Softbank
SoftBank Group will buy about $1 billion worth of new Uber stock.
- Posted November 13, 2017
Indexes inch back upward as tech stocks rise; Nike plunges
NEW YORK – After a shaky start, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as technology and industrial companies rose. Banks fell with interest rates as the market came off its biggest loss in five months. Stocks started...
- Posted March 22, 2017
Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP
TOKYO — Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact seen as a rival to the Trans-Pacific Partnership rejected by U.S. President...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Japan PM holds talks with Trump, looks to win trust
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed Japan’s prime minister to the White House with a warm embrace Friday as they looked to shore up a long-standing security alliance and repair economic ties shaken by U.S. withdrawal from...
- Posted February 10, 2017
Trump to reaffirm security commitment to Japan PM
President Donald Trump will reaffirm America’s commitment to its security alliance with Japan when the nation’s prime minister visits the White House Friday, a senior U.S official said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking reassurance from...
- Posted February 9, 2017
Reports: Abe to Propose Major Job-Creating Plan to Trump
Abe and Trump are expected to meet on Feb. 10
- Posted February 2, 2017
From Statues to Doormats, Here’s What Annoys Asian Nations
How can you get under the skin of an Asian country? Diplomatic body searches, bomber flights, shrine statues and even doormats have set governments on edge. Here’s a nation-by-nation look at Asia’s figurative, and in one case...
- Posted January 23, 2017
A scare, then relief after powerful Japan quake and tsunami
TOKYO — At first, it was 2011 all over again. “It really came back. And it was so awful. The sways to the side were huge,” Kazuhiro Onuki said after northeastern Japan was jolted Tuesday by a...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Banks lead gains on Wall Street on hopes for higher rates
NEW YORK – Banks led the stock market higher Monday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates this year from their historically low levels. That could help banks recover from a long slump...
- Posted August 29, 2016
Japan’s Emperor Suggests he Would Like to Abdicate
TOKYO – Japan’s emperor expressed concern Monday about fulfilling his duties as he ages, in a public address that was remarkable for its rarity and its suggestion that he would like to abdicate. “Fortunately I am now...
- Posted August 8, 2016