News Articles for "Kyodo News"
A director of Japan's judo federation offered to resign on Friday over claims he sexually harassed a female judoka. Jiro Fukuda, 76, admitted to the athle...read more
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank...read more
Most Asian stock markets up, but Nikkei falls
A slowdown in U.S. factory activity kept gains modest in Asian stock markets Tuesday, while Japan's Nikkei slipped as the yen rose against the dollar. U.S...read more
Japan stocks jump on BOJ candidate speculation
Japanese stocks led Asian markets higher Monday, jumping on a report that the prime minister's pick for the next central bank governor will be a strong ad...read more