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Wholesale Fish Prices Plunging At Toyosu Market

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Prices of natural tuna and other high-quality fish at Tokyo’s Toyosu wholesale market are plunging amid falling demand from restaurants and hotels, reflecting a decrease in the number of tourists.
The volume of cultured fish handled at the market in Koto Ward...

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Abe Says Gov't Ready To Protect Economy From Coronavirus Impact

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Friday to take policy steps as needed to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from dealing a severe blow to the country's fragile economic recovery.
Abe said the government still had sufficient reserves to tap for emergency spending related ...

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Japanese Minister Goes To Lebanon To Press For Carlos Ghosn's Return

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Japan’s deputy justice minister is travelling to Lebanon this weekend to make the case for the fugitive ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be tried in Japan.
Hiroyuki Yoshiie will leave Tokyo on Saturday and meet the Lebanese justice minister, Marie-Claude Najm, on Monday, Japan’s ...

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Japan's January Factory Output Beats Forecasts But Slowdown Expected

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THE TELEGRAM
 
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's factory output rose more than expected in January, providing some relief for policymakers amid heightened risks of a recession as the coronavirus outbreak in China disrupts supply chains and business activity.
The world's third-largest economy shrank at th...

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Stocks Continue To Fall

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Tokyo stocks fell further on Wednesday, with investor sentiment dampened by fears over a global spread of the new coronavirus, which originated in China.
The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 179.22...

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U.S.-Japan Business Relations to be Discussed

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS
 
INDIANAPOLIS - The Japan-America Society of Indiana will Wednesday host its annual summit, focusing on the business trends and developments in the U.S.-Japan relationship.
The Japan Currents Symposium 2020 brings together business and government leaders, and other stakeh...

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Dentsu's Shares Slide To 7-Year Lows On Olympics Cancelation Fears

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Dentsu Group Inc's shares slid for a sixth day to seven-year lows on Wednesday, with the spread of the coronavirus raising worries that the Olympic Games in Tokyo will be cancelled and bring pain for Japan's largest ad agency.
The virus epidemic has roiled global markets as ...

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Bank Of Japan Will Be 'Fully Prepared' To Act On Coronavirus Risk: Kuroda

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BUSINESS STANDARD
 
Kuroda said there was no major change to the BOJ's projection that Japan's economy would keep recovering moderately thanks to an expected rebound in global growth around mid-year
The Bank of Japan will be fully prepared to take necessary action to mitigate the impact of the co...

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Outbreak, Economic Ills Dim Luster of Japan's Olympic Year

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US NEWS
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Instead, the virus outbreak that has sp...

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Olympic Crowd Crush Expected As Japan Inc Rules Out Work From Home

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - When Emi Tanimura failed to find a daycare slot for her new-born daughter, she had to take a radical step for Japan to avoid a long time away from her job at communications firm Sunny Side Up. She started working from home.
Now a mother of two, she still works flexible hours...

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