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  • Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy

    Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will ease monetary policy further if the euro keeps strengthening, President Mario Draghi said on Saturday as world finance chiefs ramped up pressure on Europe to ward off deflation. In the clearest signal...
  • IMF, World Bank 2014 spring meetings in Washington on Saturday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering. EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK PRESIDENT...
  • Toyota retires robots in favor of humans to improve automaking process

     
    Filed under: Japan, Plants/Manufacturing, Toyota Mitsuru Kawai is overseeing a return to the old ways at Toyota factories throughout Japan. Having spent 50 years at the Japanese automaker, Kawai remembers when manual skills were prized at the company...
  • Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit
    Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....
  • Japan Aso: Told G20 that Japan's economy in good shape

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that he explained to his Group of 20 counterparts in Washington that Japan's economy is in good shape due to improving wages and business sentiment. Aso, speaking after a cabinet...
  • Japan econmin: Domestic stocks falling on Ukraine, U.S. markets

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese stocks have been falling in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine and a decline in U.S. financial markets, but that they should respond appropriately as the government fleshes out an economic growth strategy, Economy Minister...
  • Mobius' emerging market dominance weakens as fund suffers record outflows

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Mark Mobius' Templeton Asian Growth Fund, Asia's biggest equity mutual fund, suffered record outflows in the March quarter in a sign investors are losing faith with the emerging markets guru. Returns from Mobius' $11.7 billion...
  • After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury's sanctions team faces new challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This is what the modern American war room looks like: the clocks on the wall show the times in Kabul, Tehran and Bogota. The faces around the conference table are mostly young. There is talk of targets, and of middle-of-the-night...
  • Bitcoin promoter Shrem indicted in NY for money laundering

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York on charges of funneling cash to the illicit online marketplace Silk Road. Shrem, known as one of the digital currency's most visible...
  • CANNES: Rebecca Zlotowski Tapped To Preside Two Critics' Week Juries

    PARIS- Rebecca Zlotowski, a leading light of France's young generation of auteurs, has been tapped to preside the Discovery and Visionary juries of Cannes' Critics' Week. Zlotowski, who graduated from the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure, made her...
  • Japan confirms first bird flu case since 2011

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Two chickens have tested positive for avian influenza at a farm in Japan where more than 1,000 chickens have died, marking the country's first case of bird flu in three years, the Agricultural Ministry said on Sunday. The highly...
  • Sharp drops to five-month low on report of new share issue

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Sharp Corp fell to a five-month low on Monday after the Asahi newspaper said Japan's largest display maker is considering another issue of new shares that could raise around 200 billion yen ($1.97 billion) to bolster its...