[TOKYO] Japan logged a trade surplus in June, after booking a deficit the previous month, official data showed Thursday, with exports rising despite ongoing international trade tensions.

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Monday stressed that the central bank would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy until inflation hits its 2 per cent target.

[WELLINGTON] Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said the central bank could adjust its ultra-loose monetary policy in the future to address the rising cost of prolonged easing, the Asahi...

[TOKYO] Japanese inflation was stagnant in May, government data indicated Friday, and still far below target as the Bank of Japan shows little sign of winning its long battle against deflation.

WHEN flea market app Mercari makes its market debut on Tuesday, it will mark the appearance of one of Japan's rarest beasts: a tech unicorn...

[TOKYO] Japan's exports rose 8.1 per cent in May from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, suggesting a pick-up in global demand...

[TOKYO] Japan's core machinery orders rose 10.1 per cent in April from the previous month, reversing the prior month's decline in a sign of a recovery in capital spending, Cabinet Office...

[TOKYO] Kazuhiro Hasegawa has been driving a taxi in Tokyo for three years. It's a job he enjoys, despite 18-hour shifts...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy slid into negative territory for the first time in two years at the beginning of the year, official data showed Friday, confirming preliminary figures issued last month...

[TOKYO] Japan's net external assets fell for a third straight year in 2017 as rises in gross overseas debt outpaced asset gains, though the country remained the biggest creditor nation for the...