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Asia markets track Wall St losses as rate hike fears grow

Beijing News 06 Mar 2021
While the rollout of vaccines, slowing infections, easing of lockdowns and an imminent new stimulus are breathing life back into economies, investors are increasingly worried that ultra-loose monetary policies - a key pillar of a year-long equity surge - will be wound down to deal with an expected spike in prices ... Tokyo - Nikkei 225.
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COVID-19: Japan extends virus state of emergency in Tokyo area

Gulf News 05 Mar 2021
Tokyo. Japan extended a virus state of emergency in the Tokyo area by two weeks on Friday, less than five months before the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics ... The two-week extension could cost the economy an extra 700 billion yen ($6.5 billion) in lost consumption, Tokyo-based think-tank NRI predicted.
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Japan extends virus state of emergency in Tokyo areaThe state of emergency, which primarily calls ...

Deccan Herald 05 Mar 2021
Japan extended a virus state of emergency in the Tokyo area by two weeks on Friday, less than five months before the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics ... The two-week extension could cost the economy an extra 700 billion yen ($6.5 billion) in lost consumption, Tokyo-based think-tank NRI predicted ... Tokyo.
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Japan to extend Tokyo area state of emergency to March 21

Yahoo Daily News 05 Mar 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government plans to extend a state of emergency to combat COVID-19 for Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures until March 21, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday ... Tokyo reported 301 cases on Friday, compared with a record high 2,520 on Jan.
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Japan’s household spending likely fell in January due to ‘state of emergency’ curbs: Reuters poll

Metro USA 05 Mar 2021
Japan’s export-reliant economy, the world’s third largest, has bounced back from its worst postwar recession last year thanks to a rebound in overseas demand ... Japan’s government plans to extend a state of emergency in Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Friday.
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10 years after Fukushima, safety is still nuclear power's greatest challenge

The Bryan Eagle 05 Mar 2021
Kiyoshi Kurokawa, University of Tokyo and Najmedin Meshkati, University of Southern California ... In its report, the commission concluded that Japan’s Nuclear Safety Commissionhad never been independent from the industry, nor from the powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, which promotes nuclear power.
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Achieving resilient emerging market economies amid the macroeconomic challenges of the 21st century

Asia Pathways 04 Mar 2021
Emerging market economies have faced a host of challenges in the post-global financial crisis (GFC) environment ... Macroeconomics Challenges and Resilience of Emerging Market Economies in the 21st Century ... Tokyo ... The post Achieving resilient emerging market economies amid the macroeconomic challenges of the 21st century appeared first on Asia Pathways.
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Tokyo Games already beaten by China’s Winter Olympics

Business Day 03 Mar 2021
TokyoThere are many reasons why Japan is determined to hold the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics this summer, but one that is seldom discussed publicly ... Meant to herald a return to the global spotlight for Asia’s number two economy, the Tokyo Olympics have instead become a headache for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government.
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Dollar slips as bond yields drop and investor sentiment strengthens

Metro USA 03 Mar 2021
Investors were betting an economic recovery would lift inflation and lead central banks to normalise monetary policy as economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic ... economy was still far from the Fed’s goals ... economy re-ignites bond selling, with closely watched monthly payroll figures due on Friday.
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Fear of being upstaged by China fuels Japan’s Olympics push

Indian Express 03 Mar 2021
There are many reasons why Japan is determined to hold the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics this summer, but one that is seldom discussed publicly ... 2 economy, the Tokyo Olympics have instead become a headache for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government ... “Japan will hold the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer,” Suga said on Jan.
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BOJ shares hit limit up again on mix of memento traders, liquidity

Metro USA 03 Mar 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares in the Bank of Japan (BOJ) hit their upper trading limit for a third session on Wednesday, in the latest example of how excess liquidity can draw retail investors toward seemingly irrational trades ... yen due to a massive rally in Tokyo stocks.
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Japan job availability up, unemployment down in Jan. despite emergency

Kyodo 02 Mar 2021
Japan declared its second state of emergency over the novel coronavirus pandemic in early January in the Tokyo metropolitan area and expanded it later, asking dining establishments to close early and people to refrain from unnecessary outings ... Tokyo and its three neighboring ...
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Market Talk – March 2, 2021

Armstrong Economics 02 Mar 2021
as the world’s largest economy along the way ... Analysts expect the world’s third-largest economy to shrink in the current quarter as renewed restrictions rolled out in Tokyo and some prefectures last month to contain the pandemic damage businesses and household spending ... Fintech contributes £11bn to the UK economy.
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