Products made in Japan are in high demand again thanks to Tokyo's monetary policies. In the last 12 months, the yen has lost some 20 percent against the US dollar. We take a closer look at Japan's economic stimulus program, also known as Abenomics.
Japan's stock market has continued its rally as investors are optimistic about the mid-term prospects for the global economy. The Kobe Steel data scandal no longer seems to worry traders that much.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 has posted the longest winning streak in its nearly 70-year history as markets cheered the weekend election victory of Japan's pro-business Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan has recorded its largest export gains in more than two years, official figures have shown. The world's third-biggest economy is benefiting from a marked rebound in manufacturing in many regions.
After authorities found major irregularities regarding final vehicle inspections, Nissan has announced a recall of 1.2 million cars sold domestically over the past three years and apologized for the "inconvenience."
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