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Japan FSA finds regional banks unprepared for interest-rate spike

February 25, 2015 - 08:53
Stress tests by Japanese financial regulators have found that many of the country's regional banks are unprepared for a possible spike in bond yields, sources familiar with the findings said on Wednesday. (Reuters)
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TSE to open infrastructure fund market

February 25, 2015 - 08:47
Officials at the Tokyo Stock Exchange are setting up a market for infrastructure funds. Such markets are already in operation in the US, Australia and other countries. (NHK)
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Nikkei's five-day winning streak finally ends

February 25, 2015 - 08:34
okyo stocks lost early gains to finish 0.10% lower on Wednesday, as investors locked in profits after a five-day winning streak. (
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Nikkei boosted by weaker yen

February 24, 2015 - 08:37
Japan's Nikkei share index hit yet another 15-year high on Tuesday after rising for the fifth day in a row. (BBC)
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Japan's seaweed harvesters miss out on growth plans

February 23, 2015 - 23:44
"The entire nation seems excited about Abenomics," says Toshi Koizumi, the president of the Shin Futtsu Fishery Association, "but [an] industry like ours is not feeling the benefit at all." (BBC)
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Revitalising sluggish FDI in Japan

February 23, 2015 - 23:16
Japan's inward foreign direct investment (FDI) is extremely low compared with that of other developed countries and even its Asian neighbours. (East Asia Forum)
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Tokyo stocks close up 0.73 per cent after Greek debt deal

February 23, 2015 - 08:17
Tokyo stocks rose 0.73 per cent on Monday, hitting a fresh 15-year high on news eurozone ministers tentatively agreed to extend Greece's bailout by four months, giving it some crucial breathing room. (AsiaOne)
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