JAPAN'S economy saw output exceed full capacity by the most in nine years in the April-June quarter, a Bank of Japan estimate showed, a positive sign for the central bank as it seeks to...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy saw output exceed full capacity by the most in nine years in the April-June quarter, a Bank of Japan estimate showed, a positive sign for the central bank as it seeks to...

[TOKYO] Japan's industrial output rose 2.1 per cent in August from the previous month, preliminary government data showed on Friday...

[TOKYO] Japan’s core inflation accelerated in August, industrial output rose more than expected and demand for labour remained at its strongest in over 40 years in a further sign of solid momentum in...

[TOKYO] Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support...

[TOKYO] Japan's economic growth in the second quarter was much slower than seen in a stellar preliminary reading, government data showed on Friday, confounding hopes for a long awaited pick-up...

[TOKYO] Japanese workers' wages fell in July from a year earlier on a drop in summer bonus payments, casting some doubt on the sustainability of a recent improvement in consumer spending...

[HONG KONG] The upbeat chorus for Japan's economy is growing louder. Spurred by robust second quarter growth, Citigroup economists led by Willem Buiter have upgraded their 2017 growth forecast...

[TOKYO] Japan's consumer prices rose for the seventh straight month in July, but chiefly due to energy costs, government data showed Friday...

[TOKYO] Basic compensation for Japan's workers fell for the first time in more than a year in June due to a decline in summer bonus payments, and real wages dropped at the fastest pace in two...