Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:08
Japan`s economy saw its strongest expansion in more than two years during the first quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, but a sales tax rise has weighed on growth since the levy hike.
Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 11:05
Upbeat China factory data and another closing record on Wall Street boosted Asian shares on Monday, while the euro held recent gains against the dollar but remained shaky ahead of a closely watched European Central Bank meeting.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 10:49
The dollar held steady against the yen in Asia on Wednesday after enjoying a pick-up in New York thanks to an upbeat batch of US data and a record close for the S&P 500 stock index.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 10:41
The Bank of Japan on Wednesday held off expanding its monetary easing campaign and said the world`s number three economy was picking up pace, despite fears that a sales tax rise will dent consumer spending.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 10:38
The yen rose against the dollar in Asia on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off fresh easing measures, saying the number three economy was picking up pace.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 10:28
Asian shares caught Wall Street`s gloom on Wednesday, while the dollar was on track for a sixth losing session against the yen after the Bank of Japan upgraded its view on capital expenditures.
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