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  • OECD indicator points to positive outlook for advanced economies

    PARIS (Reuters) - The growth outlook for advanced economies has stabilized at long-term trend levels but is deteriorating for most major emerging market countries, the OECD said on Tuesday. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...
  • Japan says its fiscal consolidation not too quick

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan won't be able to meet its primary budget balance target without fiscal reforms, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday, countering U.S. calls that the country should avoid "too rapid" a fiscal consolidation. "Figures show...
  • Japan current account returns to surplus but outlook still weak

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's current account balance shifted to a surplus in February for the first time in five months but economists warn of a return to deficits as exports to emerging markets remain weak. The surplus stood at 612.7 billion yen ($5.94...
  • Japan public funds to adopt new stock index, invest in inflation-linked bonds

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's three public funds, which collectively hold $296 billion in assets, are planning to invest in inflation-linked Japanese government bonds and adopt a new domestic stock index that focuses on return on equity aimed at generating...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Simsbury Man Named Veteran Of The Month

    Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) has named Ralph L. Hann the "Veteran of the Month" this April. Seaman First Class Ralph Hann is a West Simsbury resident who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. "Ralph is a decorated hero whose memories and stories...
  • Uniqlo steps up Europe push with stores in Berlin and Paris

    By Dominique Vidalon, Pascale Denis and Emma Thomasson PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to...
  • Formula One still has a licence to thrill

    LONDON (Reuters) - Those who feared the wheels were about to fall off Formula One had better think again. The sport has come in for a fuel tank full of criticism lately, much of it self-inflicted, but Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix broke the negative spiral...
  • Celia Rivenbark: When it comes to toilet technology, Americans are a little behind

    I'll admit that, when it comes to toilet technology, I'm usually, heh-heh, a little behind. Only recently, at the insistence of my favorite plumber, did I purchase a toilet lid that closes its own self with just a little tap from me to get it started....
  • Nikkei falls to one-week low, SoftBank dives on selloff in U.S. tech stocks

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled to a one-week low on Monday morning after a slide on Wall Street overshadowed encouraging U.S. jobs data, and index heavyweight SoftBank Corp dived in the wake of a sell-off in U.S. tech names....
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds
    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Federer steers Swiss to Davis Cup semis, Italy edge Britain

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer sealed Switzerland's place in the Davis Cup semi-finals when he completed a comeback win for the hosts over Kazakhstan on Sunday but Britain's last-four hopes were trampled into Italian clay in Naples. France are also in the...
  • Japan urges G20 cooperation to ease geopolitical risks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan urged G20 countries to work closely together to alleviate geo-political uncertainties over Ukraine that may hurt global growth, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters after a G20 dinner session, Aso...