U.S. durable goods orders unexpectedly increase in August, indicating revival of capital investment momentum | Reuters

2023-09-27 14:45:00 According to durable goods order statistics for August released by the US Department of Commerce on the 27th, orders for non-defense capital goods (core capital goods) excluding aircraft, which are a leading indicator of capital investment, increased by 0.9% from the previous month. Photographed at the U.S. Boeing factory in March 2019 (2023 … Read more

The Impact of Russia Considering Banning Japanese Seafood: Consultations and Risk Factors

2023-09-27 10:18:45 On September 26, Russia is considering banning the import of Japanese seafood and requested consultations with Japan on the issue. The photo shows the Russian flag in front of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Representative photo shoot in May (2023 Reuters) [26日 ロイター] – Russia is considering banning the import … Read more

Opinions are divided on whether achieving the price target is “not yet” or “clearly in sight” = July summary of the Bank of Japan | Reuters

2023-09-27 02:25:56 At the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy meeting held in July, the gap in opinion regarding the 2% inflation target became clear. The photo shows a panoramic view of the old Bank of Japan building. Photographed on September 20, 2023. (2023 Reuters/Issei Kato) TOKYO (Reuters) – At the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy … Read more

U.S. FTC sues Amazon for suspected violation of antimonopoly law, requests consideration of asset sale, etc. | Reuters

2023-09-26 22:57:00 On the 26th, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com for allegedly violating antitrust laws. The move is part of a government legal effort aimed at breaking U.S. tech giants’ dominance of the internet, accusing Amazon of using its monopoly power to harm consumers. (2023 Reuters/Pascal Rossignol) [ワシントン 26日 … Read more

U.S. new home sales fell 8.7% to 675,000 units in August, weighed down by rising loan interest rates | Reuters

2023-09-26 20:40:55 The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on the 26th that the number of new single-family homes sold in August (seasonally adjusted) was 675,000 units, an annualized 8.7% decrease from the previous month. The drop was greater than market expectations (700,000 units), as the 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate in the United States exceeded … Read more

China, Japan, and South Korea Agree to Hold Trilateral Summit Meeting: Latest News and Updates

2023-09-26 09:19:00 On September 26, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that China, Japan, and South Korea had agreed to hold a trilateral summit meeting at a convenient time. The photo shows high-level talks between the three countries in Seoul on the same day (from left) Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Takehiro Funakoshi, former Assistant Minister … Read more