Japan Finance

Japan’s fourth quarter business mood likely improved, Omicron darkens outlook

TOKYO: The business climate in Japan improved in the three months leading up to December and exports continued to benefit from robust global demand in November, according to a Reuters poll, offering policymakers hope that the economy is gradually emerging from its pandemic-induced slump. The data would bode well for …

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PLD considers sanctions against South Korea for visit to islands

The main ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Japan has started considering sanctions against South Korea, following the South Korean National Police Chief’s visit to the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of ​​Japan. Korean National Police Commissioner General Kim Chang-yong landed on the islands, which South Koreans call Dokdo, on November …

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Toshiba presents new anomaly detection AI for large-scale industrial installations at ICDM2021 LITSA

Workforce transformation technology manages complex operating conditions through massive sensor data, contributes to efficient plant operation and maintenance. TOKYO, December 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) has developed a new anomaly detection AI that enables large-scale industrial facilities to meet a widespread and growing challenge: using …

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Migrants, finance, gas … are now weapons in our hyperlinked world | Marc Leonard

Sometimes a gas bill isn’t just a demand for payment – it’s a secret weapon. And as millions of British voters see their bills skyrocket this spring, they will find themselves in his sights. Recently, three other energy sources went bankrupt – Bulb, Orbit Energy, Entice Energy – bringing the …

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Vietnam, Taiwan cross US Treasury currency thresholds, but no manipulator labels

The United States Department of the Treasury is seen in Washington, DC, the United States, on August 30, 2020. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now December 3 (Reuters) – Vietnam and Taiwan again crossed US Treasury thresholds for …

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Asian stocks climb but Omicron worries leave markets nervous

By Alun John HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up in choppy trading on Thursday, helped by advances in Chinese real estate stocks, although fears over the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus have capped gains regionally. Remarks by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell also weighed on stock markets, reiterating …

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Enlitic Becomes First U.S. AI Imaging Company To Receive Regulatory Approval To Market In Japan

SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Enlitic, in collaboration with Konica Minolta Inc. and Marubeni Corporation, today announced that its AI-based product for chest x-ray analysis – CXR-AI – has received approval from Japanese regulators and will be available in the trade through Japan. With this approval, …

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Bangladesh abounds with investment opportunities

Investment opportunities have opened up in Bangladesh for its competitive salaries, strategic location, stable policies, exchange rate and political situation, infrastructure development and huge youth population, said Ahmad Kaikaus, secretary principal of the Prime Minister. In line with its aspirations for higher growth, Bangladesh has set itself a target of …

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This Week in Bidenomics: The Gasoline Blues

If President Biden is having nightmares, he probably wakes up in the middle of the night terrified of gas prices. Rising gas prices – up 50% over the past year to about $ 3.50 a gallon – forced Biden to announce the release of 50 million barrels of oil from …

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials to sell its aluminum business to an American fund

TOKYO, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials Corp said on Thursday it would sell its aluminum business, used for beverage cans and auto parts, to U.S. investment fund Apollo Global Management for an undisclosed amount . Although the aluminum market is expected to grow globally, Mitsubishi Materials has decided …

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