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      Postcard from . . . Japan

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    1. October 24, 2014

      World’s city dwellers paying out $650bn more than they can afford

      City dwellers around the world pay $650bn more in housing costs than they can afford yearly, as rapid urban growth meets a...

    2. October 21, 2014

      Singapore’s GIC puts $1.7bn into Tokyo commercial real estate

      GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has paid $1.7bn for a landmark office block in one of the most desirable locations...

    3. October 19, 2014

      Big banks giving up on their global ambitions

      Almost 10 years ago to the day Citigroup’s then chief executive Chuck Prince started his global apology tour, aimed at...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      October 17, 2014

      Japanese lawmakers visit Tokyo shrine

      Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP Japanese lawmakers follow a Shinto priest as part of a visit by more than 100 lawmakers to a Tokyo shrine...

    5. October 17, 2014

      Japanese lawmakers visit controversial Yasukuni shrine

      Roughly 100 Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni shrine on Friday at the start of an autumn festival but...

    6. October 16, 2014

      Japan Display shares tumble as it warns of swing into the red

      Seven months after a lacklustre initial public offering, Japan Display, a key Apple supplier and smartphone screen maker,...

    7. October 15, 2014

      Tokyo short selling hits record highs

      The ratio of shares sold short in Japan has reached a record high, with investors recoiling from delays in a portfolio...

    8. October 15, 2014

      London ranks poorly for small businesses to make a living

      Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the UK economy but they are finding it increasingly hard to make a...

    9. October 7, 2014

      Tepco and Chubu combine to buy fuel and build power plants

      Two of Japan’s biggest utilities will combine to buy fuel and build power plants, in a deal that could upset global gas...

    10. FT Alphaville

      October 6, 2014

      How two became three: the BoJ's struggles with forward guidance

      When governor Haruhiko Kuroda stood up in April 2013 to set out a bold new regime of monetary easing at the Bank of Japan,...

    11. October 3, 2014

      Japan launches effort to support SMEs hurt by yen’s fall

      The Japanese government has unveiled measures to support small businesses hurt by the recent plunge in the yen, amid fears...

    12. October 1, 2014

      Japan’s bullet train celebrates its 50th birthday

      It was with a mix of wistful nostalgia and pride that Japan celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen bullet train....

    13. October 1, 2014

      Japan Post IPO blow for BoA and Deutsche

      Some of the worst fears of Tokyo bankers were realised on Wednesday when Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank...

    14. October 1, 2014

      Japan corporate confidence fades further

      Optimism has faded across all industries in Japan six months on from a tax increase that caused the sharpest contraction in...

    15. September 30, 2014

      Hopes rise of meeting between China’s President Xi and Japan’s Abe

      Japanese and Chinese diplomats are close to agreeing the first meeting between their nations’ leaders, in what would be a...

    16. September 30, 2014

      Japan’s factory output falls in August

      Industrial production in Japan dipped in August from a month earlier, wrongfooting economists and casting fresh doubts over...

    17. September 28, 2014

      Volcanic eruption kills 31 hikers in Japan

      More than 30 hikers on a Japanese mountain were found dead on Sunday, a day after a powerful volcanic eruption sent plumes...

    18. MBA blog

      September 26, 2014

      The sweet side of the bell curve

      “If I were you, I’d put my name in 24 point Verdana, not 22 point Arial. You want to look big and confident, not small and...

    19. September 26, 2014

      Japan inflation slips to 10-month low

      Japanese inflation fell to a 10-month low, according to data released on Friday, fuelling expectations that the central bank...

    20. September 25, 2014

      Rampant dollar – episode III: Stampede

      Another day, another four-year high for the dollar index (DXY). And by mid-session on Thursday it was all starting to look a...

    21. September 25, 2014

      Japan overhauls Tibor interbank lending benchmark

      The Japanese Bankers’ Association has overhauled the way it sets interbank lending benchmarks, in the wake of a global...

    22. September 25, 2014

      US stocks slide as Apple takes a beating

      Thursday 21:15 BST. A distinctly bearish mood swept through US and European equity markets as technology stocks were dragged...

    23. September 24, 2014

      Starbucks to take control of Japan operations for $914m

      Starbucks plans to take full control of its Japanese operations for more than $900m in a bid to accelerate growth in its...

    24. September 22, 2014

      Stocks fall as global growth worries mount

      Monday 21:05 BST. World equities came off the boil as the bullish tone sparked by last week’s dovish Federal Reserve...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      September 19, 2014

      Iphone 6 goes on sale

      Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg “Butch,” the first customer at SoftBank Corp.’s Omotesando store displays his newly purchased Apple...

    26. September 18, 2014

      Sony looks to PlayStation to ride to the rescue

      Sony’s pullback in the global smartphone battle offers one silver lining. Now, it can at least focus on the remaining pillar...

    27. FT Alphaville

      September 17, 2014

      Tokyo on Thames

      Older readers may remember the property boom which engulfed Tokyo from about 1986 to 1991. The apocryphal statistic was that...

    28. September 10, 2014

      Commodities send worrying signal

      Bulls of growth-focused assets may care to consider some signals from the commodity sector. Early on Wednesday, Brent crude...

    29. September 10, 2014

      Majority in China expect war with Japan

      China and Japan are heading towards military conflict, according to a majority of Chinese surveyed on ties between the Asian...

    30. September 10, 2014

      Tokyo governor backs public fund management shift

      The governor of Tokyo has thrown his weight behind moves to manage public money more aggressively, urging that a portion of...

    31. September 9, 2014

      US economic recovery feeds yen bears

      When Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan governor, was last week invited to comment on the level of the yen, he bucked...

    32. September 9, 2014

      Stocks lower on Fed outlook fears

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Global equity markets fell, while sovereign debt yields nudged higher, as investors questioned the...

    33. September 8, 2014

      Japan GDP revision raises further doubts on second sales tax rise

      April’s consumption tax rise dealt a heavier blow to Japan’s economy than initially reported, raising further questions over...

    34. September 4, 2014

      Bank of Japan strikes bearish note

      Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has backed moves to repair state finances via a second increase in the country’s...

    35. September 3, 2014

      Japan prepares to tackle debt burden

      It was an odd sort of rallying cry. Just after Sadakazu Tanigaki’s appointment as secretary-general of Japan’s ruling...

    36. September 2, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi chides China as he embraces Japan

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has issued a thinly veiled attack on Chinese “expansionism” during a visit to Tokyo,...

    37. August 31, 2014

      Space travel’s slow pace

      In ‘Spaceports are unlikely to get off the ground’ last week, Jonathan Margolis regretfully set out why privatised space...

    38. August 28, 2014

      Crafty expats take the home brew to Japan

      Nestled next to an 80-year-old bamboo restaurant festooned with noren, the traditional Japanese fabric dividers, Campion Ale...

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