Japan’s econ min out on reuters trying to put a bit of gloss on the govt’s monthly report released earlier USDJPY a tad lower at 101.19 but not directly related
According to Nikkei via RTRS that betters the proposal they are offering in the trans-pacific partnership talks. Japan working hard to get it’s economy rocking.
housing starts y/y +19.4% vs 12.2% exp out a few minutes ago The construction data is based on the level of orders received by 50 companies Housing data bouyed by buying interest ahead of next April’s sales tax hike
Some M&A talk today of Japanese communications giant NTT looking to buy two American cloud computing companies in the region of Y100bn. One has been named as Virtela tech. Activity in Japanese companies buying onto overseas firms is noted to … Continue reading
Economies of Japan’s export destinations are weakening Effects of stocks on Japan consumption seen pausing Private consumption growth seen pausing lately Overseas economy still downside risk to Japan Expects economy to regain momentum as government enacts stimulus measures Economic minister … Continue reading
Downgrades exports saying mainly flat Says economy on path to recovery at moderate pace Out with their monthly economic report. Slowing shipments to Asia one cause for the lower export expectations but they expect exports to pick up as overseas … Continue reading