Try the new

Second-hand booze sales flow from Japanese fads

Sake alcohol Japan

Notebook: A clash between tradition and an attitude shift adds vigour to trade

Tokyo casino the ‘holy grail’ for Sheldon Adelson

Magnate vows to invest up to $10bn if he wins race to build resort in Japanese capital

Japan curbs 24-hour culture to keep down wages

Companies cut round-the-clock services in face of labour shortage

Toshiba: not yet cheap

The rescue of Sharp by Hon Hai is not likely to be repeated at the Japanese group

SoftBank/Fortress: costly colleagues

Masayoshi Son’s latest acquisition is neither cheap nor wise

Mighty Meti bides its time after Trump snub

Japan trade ministry missed the US summit but remains optimistic

Japan accepted 28 refugees in 2016

Ultra-strict approach to asylum becomes model for nations reluctant to shoulder burden

Weak yen helps push Japanese growth back on track

Fourth-quarter GDP annualised growth of 1% suggests Abenomics is working

Trump off-target over Asia currency manipulators

Evidence suggests Taiwan and South Korea, not China and Japan, are the worst offenders

Relief after Trump and Abe hit it off

US president appears to be adopting a more traditional foreign policy stance

Abe’s golf diplomacy is pitch to gain Trump edge

Japanese leader sees chance to forge rapport with more transactional US president

Trump embraces Abe after move to heal Beijing rift

Japanese leader given warm welcome and ‘One China’ policy reaffirmed

Nissan’s spending on incentives hits profits

Japanese carmaker will start producing Infiniti luxury models later this year in Mexico

Tokyo fishmongers face crisis in idle market

Tsukiji traders in limbo and out of pocket after new $3.5bn site put on ice

SoftBank ‘open to all options’ on Sprint’s future

Founder prepares for merger activity in US telco sector under Trump

Abe drums up business pledges to woo Trump

Japanese companies urged to detail US investment plans for presentation to president

Bidders line up for Toshiba’s chip business

SK Hynix, Foxconn and PE fund Silver Lake among potential buyers for profitable unit

Mattis reaffirms US’s Asia policy

Defence secretary renews backing of Japan’s claim to Senkaku Islands

Honda pins hopes on Abe visit to placate Trump ire

Japanese carmaker confident PM’s trip will assuage president’s criticism of auto groups

Bank of Japan intervenes to buy 10-year JGBs

Central bank buys unlimited bonds at 0.11% after day of market turmoil

The FT’s one-stop overview of key Japanese economic data, including GDP, inflation, unemployment, trade and consumer spending