A humanoid robot works next to an employee at a factory in Tokyo. Reuters
Robust earnings from Google-owner Alphabet and Twitter took the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close to record levels on Friday, with data showing the domestic economy slowed lesser than expected in the second quarter providing support.
Japan’s industrial output rose at the fastest pace in more than a year in May on the back of higher car production, suggesting that growth is holding up despite fears manufacturers remain pressured by the US-China trade war.
Japan’s government is considering downgrading its assessment of the economy next week as the intensifying Sino-US trade war takes a toll on exports and factory output, a government source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. A downgrade in the crucial monthly report could fuel speculation
With unemployment at a 26-year low, Japanese companies are facing stiff competition for talent. But younger people entering the workforce often resent everything that made the Japanese corporate environment globally notorious: long hours, strict top-down discipline and rewards based on loyalty and seniority.
Investor nerves over the spread of a deadly new virus from China hammered equities and oil benchmarks on Thursday, as authorities moved to contain the disease,
The second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2020), which is due to take place on January 27-29 at Madinat Jumeirah, will see the participation of high-profile delegations and 10 ministers
Infrastructure and engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday reported a 16.48 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December at Rs2,751.66 crore.