Hiroshima Carp star outfielder Seiya Suzuki has agreed to a five-year, $70 million (8.3 billion yen) contract with the Chicago Cubs, US sports network ESPN reported, citing a source. Suzuki, 27, one of Japan’s top players, was free to negotiate with any MLB team after being affected by the CarpRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended its session strong on Thursday, March 10, 2022, as investors sought undervalued stocks after suffering heavy losses in the previous four sessions, thanks to Wall Street’s positive lead from the overnight, the decline in crude oil futures and the resumption of diplomatic talksRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session at a 16-month low on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, after trailing Wall Street’s negative overnight lead as the Russia-Ukraine war continued to weigh on investor sentiment. Market sentiment also softened on concerns about the potential economic repercussions of disruptions to globalRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended its session higher on Thursday, March 3, 2022, following overnight rallies on Wall Street as uncertainty over the course of monetary tightening by the US Federal Reserve eased after statements Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. Market participants were also watching developments in a secondRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended lower for the third consecutive session on Monday, February 21, 2022, as escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine dampened investors’ appetite for riskier assets. Uncertainty over the outlook for monetary policy also continued to weigh on markets ahead of an anticipated interest rateRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended its session lower on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, as investors opted to lock in gains amid reignited fears of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine following reported shelling in Ukraine. woes related to rising US interest rates also contributing to cautiousness. mood. AtRead More →

Beijing – Japanese Olympic team captain Miho Takagi won her second silver medal in speed skating at the Beijing Winter Games on Sunday, finishing just behind newly crowned U.S. champion Erin Jackson in the women’s 500 meters. Jackson, 29, lapped the track at the Beijing National Speed ​​Skating Oval inRead More →

The Biden administration has assembled a group that will prepare new countermeasures for the emergence of future variants of COVID-19 and other pandemic threats, after the arrival of the omicron strain caused an uproar in the economy and the American healthcare system. The Pandemic Innovation Task Force, formed by theRead More →

Japanese courts are working hard to make information technology available for court proceedings, a move that has been in part boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the country lags behind in digital reform of court cases. In April last year, the Supreme Court launched a division to promote digital reform,Read More →

From Boris Johnson to Emmanuel Macron, European leaders are increasingly attacking anti-vaxxers as the battle against the rapidly spreading omicron variant exacerbates pandemic fatigue in the region. Amid a seemingly unstoppable rise in infections, authorities are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people rather than resorting to widespread crackdowns. The strong overallRead More →

NEW YORK – Almost a year after Joe Biden’s narrow presidential victory over Donald Trump, the United States remains on a razor’s edge. Many political outcomes are possible. These range from the progressive economic and political reform sought by Biden to the subversion of the election and constitutional regime thatRead More →

Free agent third baseman Kyle Seager announced his retirement on Wednesday after 11 seasons with the Seattle Mariners. Seager, who turned 34 in November, set career highs with 35 homers and 101 RBIs in the Mariners’ 90-game winning season of 2021. “Today, I am announcing my retirement from Major LeagueRead More →

The Japanese stock market finished higher for the third consecutive session on Thursday, December 23, 2021, as investors rejoiced to follow overnight advances on Wall Street after strong US and U. S. Approval by regulators of an oral COVID-19 drug developed by Pfizer Inc. Market gains were capped, however, amidRead More →

Japan’s equity market ended higher for the second consecutive session on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, as sentiment strengthened on monitoring overnight advances on Wall Street. Market gains, however, were capped due to coronavirus concerns after reports emerged that community spread of Omicron had been detected in the westernRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session higher on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, ending two days of losing streak as investors looked for heavily damaged stocks in hopes the recent sell-off was overdone and after the company American Micron Technology has exceeded market expectations by publishing more solid quarterly results.Read More →

The Japanese stock market ended lower for the second consecutive session on Monday, December 20, 2021, as risk aversion liquidated across the board following broadly negative signals from Wall Street on Friday. Meanwhile, selling pressure has intensified amid concerns about the impact of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, withRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session sharply lower on Friday, December 17, 2021, as investors registered gains in the previous two sessions after following broadly negative signals from Wall Street overnight. Sentiment was also heightened amid concerns over the impact of the Omicron variant after several countries around theRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session sharply higher on Thursday, December 16, 2021, as risk sentiment strengthened following the US Federal Reserve’s decision to cut rates and plans to hike rates three times the next year were in line with market expectations. At the closing bell, the 225-issue NikkeiRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session sharply lower on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, after a long weekend, as the risk aversion sell-off triggered following the follow-up to negative Wall Street signals from day to day. next day and falling crude oil prices. Concerns about contagion sweeping financial markets fromRead More →

Japanese stocks mostly rose on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, with the Nikkei and Topix indices ending at 31-year highs, as lingering hopes of stimulus under a new prime minister and progress on COVID-19 vaccinations in the country continued to support investors’ risk appetite. At the close, the 225-issue Nikkei StockRead More →

The Japanese stock market closed higher on Friday, September 10, 2021, based on lingering expectations, the new Japanese government will introduce new policies to normalize the pandemic-affected economy, focusing on Japanese policy ahead of a vote in the leadership of the ruling party after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says heRead More →

The Japanese stock market ended the session lower on Thursday, August 12, 2021, as investors opted to profit after a four-day streak of consecutive wins and concerns over the coronavirus situation with the number of Covid patients. -19 with severe symptoms reached an all-time high in Tokyo. At the closingRead More →