Women look at price tags for vegetables at a supermarket in Tokyo. Reuters
Japan’s annual core consumer inflation ticked up only marginally in October despite the boost from a sales tax hike during the month, suggesting weak household sentiment is keeping companies from passing on the higher costs.
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 core inflation slowed to its weakest in about two years in June, data showed on Friday, underlining the nation’s long battle to boost consumer prices and adding to speculation the Bank of Japan (BOJ)
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is expected to forecast this week that inflation will remain below its 2 per cent target through the fiscal year that ends in March 2022, sources say, a sign its massive stimulus will stay in place for the foreseeable future.
Markets rose last week after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data despite some American states reporting record new coronavirus infections.
The San Francisco-based rideshare giant has been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic -- cutting a quarter of its global workforce in May -- and has been looking to boost its growing food delivery service Uber Eats.
Sharjah Asset Management (SAM), the investment arm of the Sharjah government, has announced the launch of a new company through its partnership with the largest engineering consulting firm in Malaysia (CHSS).
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Sunday announced that it is reopening its Trading Floor and Customer Affairs counters for investors as of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, with the strict implementation of precautionary measures for the safety of clients and employees.