[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the economy was in a moderate recovery and that there was no change in the government's plan to raise the national sales tax in...

[TOKYO] Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 per cent in February from a year earlier, data showed on Friday, slowing from the previous month's pace and remaining distant from the central...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan policymakers disagreed on how quickly the central bank should ramp up monetary stimulus, minutes of their January rate review showed, as heightening overseas risks threatened to...

[TOKYO] Big Japanese firms offered smaller pay increases at annual wage talks on Wednesday as the economy sputters, tempering hopes that domestic consumption will offset external risks to growth.

[TOKYO] Japan's core machinery orders fell 5.4 per cent in January from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy grew faster than initially thought in the October-December quarter, due partly to strong corporate investment, official figures showed Friday...

[KOFU, Japan] Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada said on Wednesday the central bank must ramp up stimulus "without delay" if risks to the economy threaten achievement of its inflation...

[TOKYO] Japan's factory output posted the biggest decline in a year in January in a sign slowing Chinese demand and the Sino-US trade war were taking a toll on the country's manufacturing...

[TOKYO] Japan's annual core consumer inflation accelerated slightly in January but remained distant from the central bank's 2 percent target, reinforcing market expectations the country is...

[TOKYO] Japanese manufacturing activity contracted in February for the first time in two-and-a-half years as factories cut output amid shrinking domestic and export orders, a private business survey...