- EWJBarrons.com•16 minutes ago
The odds of a 25 basis points rate increase in September fell to 36% on Tuesday after soaring to the low 40's on Monday, as global investors debate whether the Federal Reserve is ready for tightening this month. Except for Japan, with the Nikkei closing essentially flat, Asian markets gained. Hong Kong and India led the regional gain, with the Hang Seng Index rising 1% and the Sensex Index advancing 1.2%.
- EWJCNBC•47 minutes ago
Most Asia markets finished higher on Tuesday, while Japanese shares edged down in a muted reaction to better-than-expected economic data.
- EWJBarrons.com•6 hours ago
Finally, some good macro news is coming out of Japan. Japan's unemployment rate fell to 3% in July, the lowest level since May 1995. The street had expected 3.1% unemployment rate. Japan's job market remained ...