Tokyo stocks close slightly down ahead of Fed decision

Tokyo stocks close slightly down ahead of Fed decision

Tokyo’s key Nikkei index closed marginally lower on Wednesday, with investors adopting a wait-and-see attitude ahead of a major policy decision by the US Federal Reserve. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dipped 0.06 percent, or 15.53 points, to 27,663.39, while...
Japan to unveil huge package to address inflation

Japan to unveil huge package to address inflation

By Kyoko HASEGAWA Japan is expected Friday to announce a huge stimulus package to cushion the economy from the impact of a weak yen and inflation, though the central bank refused to budge from the ultra-loose policy that has hammered the currency. Ahead of cabinet...