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25 Sep 2017

Japan, U.S. likely to hold economic dialogue October 16 in Washington - source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are likely to hold their second economic dialogue on Oct. 16 in Washington, a source familiar with the issue told Reuters on Monday.

25 Sep 2017

Japan Abe to order $17.8 billion stimulus package - sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will order cabinet ministers on Monday to compile a stimulus package worth around 2 trillion yen ($17.80 billion) to increase spending on child care and education, two government sources told Reuters.

25 Sep 2017

Japan September manufacturing hits four-month high on pickup in demand: flash PMI

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in September at the fastest pace in four months as domestic and export orders picked up, a preliminary private survey showed on Monday in a sign of strengthening demand.

24 Sep 2017

Japan PM Abe plans to compile 2 trillion yen stimulus package: Yomiuri

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to compile a new economic stimulus package of around 2 trillion yen ($17.8 billion) by the end of this year, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Monday.

24 Sep 2017

British banks' pessimism in worst run since financial crisis

LONDON (Reuters) - Optimism about the business environment among Britain's financial services firms declined again in the third quarter of this year, the longest run of falling sentiment since the global financial crisis, according to a survey published on Monday.

24 Sep 2017

Euro slips 0.4 percent after German election surprise

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro slipped in early Asian trading on Monday after Germany's election showed surging support for a far-right party that left Chancellor Angela Merkel scrambling to form a governing coalition.

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