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Bank of Japan Lowers Inflation Outlook, Says Economy Is Expanding

The Bank of Japan left unchanged its ultraeasy monetary policy, saying inflation is lagging behind an earlier forecast, though it offered a more upbeat tone on the economy......»»

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Risk-Wary Banks Chill Bitcoin Market

At least three bitcoin exchanges have said in recent weeks that they can’t process transactions in dollars, as global banks pull back from sectors they deem too risky......»»

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Samsung Notches Highest Quarterly Profit in Three Years

Samsung’s flourishing components business helped the South Korean tech giant notch up its highest quarterly profit in more than three years......»»

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Asia Stocks Push Higher

Equities in Asia extended gains for a third session early Wednesday as sustained political optimism, currency tailwinds and the growing prospect of a U.S. tax overhaul whetted appetite for risk......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 26th, 2017Related News

China Markets Stress Reaches Bonds

China’s government-bond yields hit their highest levels in 20 months, the latest sign of stress in the country’s markets as officials crank up their rhetoric about containing credit growth and financial risks......»»

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Cruising in Vietnam Without the Crowds: A Savvy Traveler"s Guide

Exalted as one of Vietnam’s unmissable sights, Ha Long Bay swarms with tourists boats. But the nearby Bai Tu Long National Park offers the same indelible scenery without the scene......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 26th, 2017Related News

Western Mining Region Pins Hope on Trump, Amid Uncertainty

In Campbell County, Wyo., a mineral-rich swath of the state, the Trump administration has brought a renewed hope, especially as coal’s long-term future remains uncertain......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 25th, 2017Related News

Sony Earnings: What to Watch

Sony is set to release its fiscal 2016 earnings on Friday......»»

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Disapproval of Trump Grows in Latest Poll

New poll finds more than half of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s job performance, with six in 10 approving of the Syria bombing and opinion on his handling of the economy about evenly split......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 24th, 2017Related News

Malaysia"s 1MDB, Abu Dhabi State Fund Reach Repayment Agreement

State investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle part of its dispute with Abu Dhabi’s sovereign fund, a move that could ease tension between the two funds and avoid arbitration proceedings......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 24th, 2017Related News

Japan: TPP Would Be Better Than U.S. Bilateral Trade Pact

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Infosys and TCS Face Work-Visa Woes

Indian IT outsourcers will be hurt by Trump’s executive order changing rules on work permits. A better bet: HCL Technologies.....»»

Category: asiaSource: BARRONSApr 22nd, 2017Related News

Auto Makers Gear Up to Build Electric Cars in China

Despite concerns about market demand, Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota have set out plans for electric-car production in China at the Auto Shanghai vehicle expo......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 22nd, 2017Related News

China"s Stock Markets Dive in Anti-Speculation Drive

China’s renewed efforts to cleanse its stock markets of a reputation for casino-like speculation are stoking a near-term selloff as jittery investors react to the latest crackdown......»»

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Tokyo Warns U.S. Bilateral Trade Pact Would Disappoint

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China Hacked South Korea Over Missile Defense: U.S. Firm

Chinese state-backed hackers have recently targeted South Korean entities involved in deploying a U.S. missile-defense system, says an American cybersecurity firm, despite Beijing’s denial of retaliation against Seoul over the issue......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 22nd, 2017Related News

Galaxy S8 Complaints Throw Shade on Samsung"s U.S. Launch

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Markets Send a Worrying Message About the Economy

Markets are flashing red on growth as investors begin to return to pre-election bets on the “new normal”—a persistently weak economic expansion......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 21st, 2017Related News

Trump to Revive 1962 Law to Explore New Barriers on Steel Imports

President Donald Trump is ramping up his tougher “America First” trade policy with plans to revive a rarely used law to explore imposing new barriers on steel imports......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 20th, 2017Related News

Baidu to Open Source Its Self-Driving Technology

Baidu says it will share software technology it is developing for self-driving cars in a bid to catch up with competitors including General Motors and Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google-parent Alphabet Inc......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJApr 19th, 2017Related News