[TOKYO] Japan's household spending fell 6.0 per cent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, underscoring the deepening pain the coronavirus pandemic is inflicting on the...

[TOKYO] Consumer prices in Japan's capital city fell for the first time in three years in April and national factory activity slumped, data showed on Friday, increasing worries the coronavirus...

[TOKYO] Japan's March jobless rate rose to its highest in a year, while job availability slipped to a more than three-year low, official data showed on Tuesday, as the coronavirus outbreak and...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan on Monday ramped up its emergency monetary easing, lifting the cap on its buying of government bonds and increasing purchases of other assets, while cutting its growth...

[TOKYO] Japan's services sector shrank at a record pace in April, while factories also fell quiet across the country due to the widening fallout from the coronavirus pandemic as an economic...

[TOKYO] Japan's economic stimulus package will be revised to 117.1 trillion yen (S$1.55 trillion) from 108.2 trillion yen, boosted by the expansion of a cash payout scheme aimed at lessening the...

[TOKYO] Japan's trade surplus dived 99 per cent in March from a year earlier as coronavirus woes hit exports to its major trading partners, official data showed Monday.

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday warned that uncertainty over the country's economic outlook was "extremely high," with corporate funding strains worsening.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan is likely to make a rare projection this month that the world's third-largest economy will shrink this year, as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to push the country...

[TOKYO] Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose in February, suggesting business investment remained resilient even as companies braced for a major jolt to demand from the coronavirus...