By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto

Japan's economy stalls in April-June, casts doubts on Abe's policies

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economic growth ground to a halt in April-June as weak exports and shaky domestic demand prompted companies to cut spending, putting fresh pressure on premier Shinzo Abe to come up with policies...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 7:37 AM

Japan's economy stalls in April-June, casts doubts on Abe's policies

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economic growth ground to a halt in April-June as weak exports and shaky domestic demand prompted companies to cut spending, putting fresh pressure on premier Shinzo Abe to come up with policies...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 5:44 AM

Japan second-quarter GDP expands annualized 0.2 percent

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economic growth ground to a halt in April-June after a stellar expansion in the previous quarter on weak exports and capital expenditure, putting even more pressure on premier Shinzo Abe to come up...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 5:25 AM

Japan may struggle to match threats of FX intervention with action

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has stepped up threats to intervene to weaken the yen after Britain's vote for "Brexit" drove the currency to multi-year highs, but the risks of a costly failure may dissuade policymakers from...

Monday, June 27, 2016, 5:20 PM