TOKYO (NQN)--Even before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power last year, expectations for his economic stimulus measures were starting to have an effect. In the year since his predecessor, Yoshihiko Noda, dissolved the lower house and called a snap election, Abenomics has helped push the yen down and stocks up.
TOKYO (NQN)--The Nikkei Stock Average has gone up more than 60% in the past year, far outpacing the world's other major stock markets. And though it has been a bit of a bumpy ride, much of the credit must be given to the shot in the arm administered by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic measures.
TOKYO (NQN)--It has been almost a year since Shinzo Abe, then president of the Liberal Democratic Party, unveiled the economic policies he would implement if his party won the general election in December 2012.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The government needs to trim budget requests for next fiscal year by 3 trillion yen to meet its declared fiscal targets, private-sector advisors will argue Friday.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Mitsubishi Motors, Komatsu and other companies reporting earnings Tuesday sounded willing to consider giving raises next spring.