Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe, sales tax, debt
Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Posted In: Japan, stock market
After an electrifying run over the past several weeks, stock markets around the world are down this morning.
Posted In: Japan, Goldman Sachs, energy
Things have been electric on the Japanese stock market recently. But the country is in need of energy and is hunting for it in innovative ways.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe
Policies taken by the head of Japan are helping the country finally bounce back after decades of trouble. But is it enough -- and will it continue?
Posted In: Sony, Japan, yen
Japanese entertainment and electronics giant Sony has managed to make money, not lose it for the first time in five years. The company reported a net profit of $948 million.