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Japanese Stocks Set to Get a Leadership Election Bounce

Japan's ruling party will elect a new leader, and therefore prime minister, by month's end, likely boosting Japanese equities even further.

Bright-Burning Olympics Leave Doubts in the Dust

The Tokyo Games blew their budget - but proved infectious for all the right sporting reasons, rather than anything else.

Why We Won't Remember the Human or Financial Cost After the Olympics Begin

The Olympics... they're a year late, and finally here.

Investors Exert Unprecedented Power to Topple Chairman at Toshiba

It's an unheard-of event in corporate Japan.

Sponsors Count the Cost of Supporting the Tokyo Olympics

Big-money backers calculate how vocal to make their support for the Summer Games, which some surveys show are unpopular with the Japanese public.

Toshiba Board Removes 2 Directors Amid Scandal Linked to Prime Minister

The electronics maker is winnowing its board and executive ranks amid an investigation ensnaring Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

Biogen's Japanese Partner on Alzheimer's Drug Set for Gains

Eisai is working on another promising drug candidate to combat Alzheimer's disease, and will benefit from a split of the profits for Aduhelm.

China the Target on G7 Radar as Blinken Meets Key Asian Allies

Blinken says China is acting 'more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad.'

China, U.S. Locked in a New Battle: Low Fertility

China to announce the first decline in its population since the famine of the 1950s. U.S. population growth is at its second-lowest ever ebb.

Toshiba CEO Resigns Amid Boardroom Chaos, Private-Equity Bids

The company is closing ranks against unprecedented pressure from activist investors.