Wednesday July 15, 2015
The Bank of Japan has cut its growth and inflation forecasts for the world's third-largest economy, but said a recovery was still underway as it held fire on more easing measures.
Monday June 29, 2015
European stocks endured their biggest fall since 2011, after Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls amid deepening crisis.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
Japanese stocks closed at a more than 18-year high today, surpassing the height of the global IT bubble.
Friday June 19, 2015
The Bank of Japan held fire on more stimulus today as it pointed to a pick-up in the economy, despite flat-lining inflation that has defied a two-year-old monetary easing programme.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
World oil prices fell today as traders mostly took their cue from the rebounding US dollar, dealers said.
Monday May 25, 2015
Crude oil futures edged lower towards $65 a barrel as the dollar strengthened today, with a public holiday in the US and much of Europe keeping trading muted.
Friday May 22, 2015
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has maintained its massive stimulus programme and offered a slightly more upbeat view of the world's third-largest economy.
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.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
Nissan today said its fiscal-year net profit soared 17.6% to $4.2 billion, crediting a weak yen and new model roll-outs for buoyant results that drove past its own earlier forecasts.
Friday May 08, 2015
Toyota said its annual profit accelerated 19% to a record $18.1 billion as the world's biggest car maker capitalised on a weak yen and strong demand in the North American market.