Friday July 03, 2015
Fifteen of the world's largest banks are under investigation on suspicion of rigging the Brazilian currency, competition watchdog Cade said today.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
Japanese stocks closed at a more than 18-year high today, surpassing the height of the global IT bubble.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index climbed almost 1.9% higher today to close at a fresh 15-year high on hopes for a Greek bailout deal.
Monday June 08, 2015
Japan's economy grew much more than initially thought in the first quarter, revised data showed today, driven by stronger capital spending.
Sunday May 31, 2015
Seismologists have warned Japan to stay vigilant for the next "Big One" after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the quake-prone nation, injuring a dozen people.
Friday May 29, 2015
A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted without warning this morning.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
A British trader who worked for UBS and Citigroup was accused of being the greedy "ringmaster" of a conspiracy to rig global interest rates at his trial today.
Monday May 25, 2015
A round-up of other news from Ireland and the world.
Sunday May 24, 2015
Thousands of demonstrators formed a human chain around Japan's parliament in Tokyo, protesting the planned construction of a new US airbase on the southern island of Okinawa.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Japan's economy expanded at its fastest pace in a year in three months from January to March as business investment rose slightly.