Q4 investments +4.3% y/y, seasonally adjusted +3.4% q/q Industrial investments +5.1% y/y, non-industrial +3.8% Q4 ordinary corporate profit +24.7% y/y, sales +5.7% y/y TOKYO, March 2 (Reuters) – Japanese companies increased spending on plant and equipment for the third straight quarter in October-December as business confidence was boosted by fallingRead More →

MUMBAI, Jan 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Japan should stop funding the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh because the emissions it produces will accelerate global warming and expose the low-lying country to greater risk of climate change impacts, youth activists said on Friday. Japanese trading house SumitomoRead More →

The Mitsubishi Corp brand is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan on August 2, 2017. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, December 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s ministries of industry and land have selected three consortia, all ledRead More →