Japan

Japan, UK agree to work on swift trade agreement: Japan government statement

Japan, UK agree to work on swift trade agreement: Japan government statement

Published 09/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United Kingdom agreed to start negotiations for a swift agreement on an economic partnership to secure business continuity for [more…]

S&P revises Japan’s outlook to stable

S&P revises Japan’s outlook to stable

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings said it has revised Japan’s outlook to stable on increased uncertainty around debt stabilization. The ratings agency said bit.ly/3hcamcM stable [more…]

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock market bulls were forced to a halt on Tuesday and high-flying currencies like the euro and Australian dollar lost altitude, as [more…]

Explainer: What are antibody therapies and who is developing them for COVID-19?

Explainer: What are antibody therapies and who is developing them for COVID-19?

Published 09/06/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - While some potential vaccines have emerged in the global race to find a way to stop the spread of COVID-19, many [more…]

Japanese traders gird for Fed to anchor yields, clip dollar’s wings

Japanese traders gird for Fed to anchor yields, clip dollar’s wings

Published 09/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors have clipped the wings of a resurgent U.S. dollar as they position for the likelihood that the U.S. Federal Reserve [more…]

Soccer: Brazil withdraws from race to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Soccer: Brazil withdraws from race to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - Brazil has withdrawn its candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) saying the government did not [more…]

Dollar treads water against euro- yuan sinks on U.S.-China tensions

Dollar treads water against euro- yuan sinks on U.S.-China tensions

Published 27/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar steadied against the euro on Wednesday even as the common currency remained supported by news of a proposal for [more…]

Mitsubishi Motors’ full-year profit slumps 89%

Mitsubishi Motors’ full-year profit slumps 89%

Published 19/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp (7211.T) on Tuesday posted an 89% drop in annual operating profit in the year ended March as the Japanese [more…]

Japan may free more regions from emergency as new virus cases drop: Asahi

Japan may free more regions from emergency as new virus cases drop: Asahi

Published 19/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan may lift its state of emergency in more regions this week as new coronavirus infections drop, the Asahi newspaper said on [more…]

WeWork India lays off 20% of workforce as virus lockdowns weigh

WeWork India lays off 20% of workforce as virus lockdowns weigh

Published 19/05/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - WeWork’s India franchise said on Tuesday it laid off 100 employees, or 20% of its workforce, as the office-sharing startup joins a [more…]