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Why Exporters in Japan, Domestic Plays in China Offer Protection

Chinese stock markets have offered surprising strength while a weak yen will boost profits of Japanese firms that reap most of their sales overseas.

The Japanese Yen Is Like a Pressure Cooker and the Lid's About to Blow Off

Most do not look at the Yen but it has been the source of great pain in past systemic collapses.

Yen Breaks ¥135 to Hit 24-Year Low

The Japanese currency has broken through the resistance experienced in recent periods of weakness, leaving at its lowest levels against the U.S. dollar since 1998.

Investors Eye Emerging Market Options ex-China on '6/4' Anniversary

The Tiananmen Square memorial vigil has been blocked in Hong Kong, as investors consider again how much dissent is allowed by the Chinese Communist Party even on the economic front.

Quad Meets as North Korean Missiles, Chinese and Russian Bombers Fly By

Joe Biden concluded his first Asian spin as president with a meeting of the Quad partnership, which is expanding well beyond its original security focus.

Biden Promises U.S. Military Will Defend Taiwan if Attacked

Surprising even his own staff, the U.S. president overshadowed the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity.

Biden Visits Korea and Japan With Rare Opportunity

On his first Asia spin as president, Joe Biden will find a surprisingly warm welcome, and is due to launch an economic framework for US-Asia relations.

Yen's Sudden 5% Slide Drives Tokyo Stocks But Should Make Investors Wary

The Japanese currency since early March has steepened a decline that has seen it weaken by almost one-fifth since the start of 2021.

What Recent Talk About Softbank and Alibaba Says About Both Firms

A chaotic news cycle has led to an equally wild swing in the share price of both names in the past week.

Inflation Even Hits Japan, Where It's Wanted

Central bankers in the third-largest economy are eyeballing inflation, which they have long desired but say they need to watch.