[TOKYO] Japan's government is set to keep an assumed interest rate at a record low of 1.1 per cent as it compiles the budget for the next fiscal year starting in April, which will keep its...

[TOKYO] Japan's wholesale prices rose an annual 3.5 per cent in November, the fastest rate in nine years, the Bank of Japan said, in a sign that rising global commodity costs were driving up...

[TOKYO] Large Japanese manufacturers turned more optimistic about economic conditions in the October-December quarter, a government survey showed on Monday, in another upbeat sign for an economy on a...

[TOKYO] Japan is expected to revise up its economic growth forecasts for the current and next fiscal years, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Saturday, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to make the...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy expanded at an annualised rate of 2.5 per cent in the July-September quarter, revised up from a preliminary estimate of 1.4 per cent growth, Cabinet Office data showed...

[TOKYO] Japanese wages rose 0.2 per cent in October from a year earlier after adjustment for inflation, the labour ministry said on Friday, marking their first rise since December 2016 in a sign a...

[TOKYO] Japan's consumer prices rose for the 10th straight month in October, government data showed Friday, but inflation was still far from the target seen as crucial to revive the world's...

[TOKYO] Japan's retail sales fell short of expectations in October, raising questions about an expected rebound in consumption after a weak third quarter...

[TOKYO] Japan's export growth held steady in October, suggesting that brisk global demand for Japanese cars and electronics will likely carry its economic recovery into the current quarter...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy shrugged off a consumer spending dip in the third quarter to post the longest period of uninterrupted growth in more than a decade, showing strong fundamentals...