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Yen Showdown Looms as Traders ‘Obsessed’ With Carry Ramp Up Bets

Rising interest rates in Japan will do little to rescue the beleaguered yen as long as there’s demand for one of the most lucrative bets in foreign exchange, traders say.

2 min read28 May 2024
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China, Japan and South Korea Start First Summit Talks Since 2019

Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea started their first formal three-way summit since 2019 as part of efforts to improve their relations amid growing friction over trade and security issues.

2 min read27 May 2024
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BOJ May Hike Rate to 0.5% by Year-End, Ex-BOJ’s Masai Says

Japan’s central bank has scope to hike its benchmark rate to as high as 0.5% by the end of the year if economic conditions stay more or less on the same track, according to a former member of the Bank of Japan’s policy board.

1 min read27 May 2024
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North Korea Give Notice of Plan to Launch Spy Satellite into Orbit

North Korea has given Japan notice that it intends to launch a rocket to deploy a satellite soon, Kyodo said, attempting to send its second spy probe into orbit after its first successful launch in November.

1 min read27 May 2024
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Checking pulse of China profits, eyeing yen action

GLOBAL-MARKETS/VIEW-ASIA (GRAPHIC, PIX):MORNING BID ASIA-Checking pulse

2 min read27 May 2024
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Japan issues fresh warning on yen drops, signals readiness to intervene

G7-FINANCE/JAPAN (UPDATE 2, PIX):UPDATE 2-Japan issues fresh warning on yen drops, signals readiness to intervene

2 min read24 May 2024
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China, Japan and South Korea to Hold Their First Summit Since 2019

China, Japan and South Korea are set to hold their first summit in more than four years, with a gathering in Seoul next week for talks that offer the neighbors a chance to manage their relations amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing.

4 min read24 May 2024
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Bain Capital to Boost Japan Real Estate Team as Prospects Grow

Bain Capital plans to bolster its real estate team in Japan, the latest global investment firm seeking to capitalize on opportunities in the nation’s property market.

1 min read20 May 2024
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Yen Rebounds as Cooling US CPI Weighs on Dollar, Treasury Yields

The yen jumped more than 1% against the dollar as traders ramped up bets that the Federal Reserve will ease monetary policy this year on signs US inflation pressures were easing.

2 min read16 May 2024
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Fortress’s Japan Hotel Unit Doubles Pay to Fight Labor Shortage

One hotel chain in Japan has decided the only way to deal with a severe labor shortage is to double salaries to unprecedented levels.

1 min read15 May 2024
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