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Japan April consumer prices post biggest jump in over 7 years

TOKYO, May 20 (Reuters) - Japan's core consumer inflation in April rose above the central bank's 2% target, hitting a more than seven-year high as increases in energy and commodity costs are c...

World shares sink after inflation driven retreat on Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Shares declined in Europe and Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by worries over the impact of persistent high inflation on corporate profits and consumer spe...

Global shares trading mixed as markets eye US interest rates

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Monday, as investors eyed surging energy costs and prospects for interest rate hikes in the U.S. European benchmarks were trading mixed, with s...

Tokyo consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 7 years

TOKYO, May 6 (Reuters) - Core consumer prices in Tokyo, considered a leading indicator of Japanese price trends, rose 1.9% in April from a year earlier, marking the fastest annual pace in seven years,...

Dollar approaches 20-year highs, Fed meeting in focus

NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) - The dollar held just below a 20-year high against a basket of currencies on Monday before an expected Federal Reserve rate hike this week, with traders focused on the poten...

US markets poised for strong gains as investors eye big tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street pointed toward strong gains hours before trading opened Thursday with quarterly earnings reports from American tech heavyweights on tap. Futures for the ...

Japan escalates warnings as yen slumps, vows to take 'appropriate action'

Japan will take appropriate action in currency markets as recent moves are "extremely worrying," a finance ministry official said on Thursday, issuing Tokyo's strongest warning yet as th...

World shares mixed, China gains on talks of help for economy

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Wednesday, with European shares advancing after a retreat in Asia, though mainland Chinese stocks rebounded as Beijing redoubled confidence-boosting efforts with ...

Dollar jumps on China growth fears, yen rebounds before BOJ meeting

The dollar hit a two-year high on Tuesday as concerns about slowing growth in China and expectations the Federal Reserve will aggressively hike rates boosted demand for the greenback. The Japanese ...

Japan: Inflation rises due to COVID and Ukraine war

The first indication of the economic crisis looming over Japan was when the maker of the much-loved children's snack Umaibo announced that the price would have to rise. The increase was an extreme...

Asian shares slide on Fed's aggressive tightening stance

Asian shares tumbled on Friday as investors fretted about an increasingly aggressive rate-hike outlook for the United States as well as the fallout for the global economy from lockdowns in China. M...

Yen rises from 20-year trough vs dollar as U.S. yields retreat

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) - The Japanese yen bounced from a fresh two-decade low on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan stepped into the market again to defend its ultra-low interest-rate policy, dra...

Weaker yen, costly oil push Japan's trade deficit higher

Japan's weakening yen raised further alarm in Tokyo on Wednesday as the government reported a bigger-than-expected trade deficit largely due to soaring costs for imports of oil, food and other necessi...

Asian shares mostly higher as China moves to shore up economy

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after China’s central bank moved to provide more support for its slowing economy. Oil prices fell back, while U.S. futures advanced, suggesting in...

United States & Japan Medical Device Market Recent Trends, In-depth Analysis, Market Size Research Report Forecast up to 2030

The United States & Japan medical device market held a market value of USD 208.49 Billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 282.11 Billion by the year 2030. Japans medical device market is ant...