Japan's prime minister is determined to revive the country's economy, but he has left too much of the hard lifting to the Bank of Japan. It’s time he took responsibility.
China's fluctuating relationship with the game of golf tested by the flotation of upmarket equipment manufacturer.
Kazuhiro Yamada, head of Carlyle's Japan buyout group, talks about why Japanese companies are more willing to say goodbye to non-core units.
China’s economic slowdown is bad news for some but it can be a real positive for Asia’s frontier economies.
Japanese oil company Idemitsu Kosa has been forced to postpone the acquisition of a stake in a rival. It needs to clear a series of obstacles before the deal can go through.
FinanceAsia honoured the outstanding deals and houses in Japan at a special awards ceremony on July 29.
The BOJ's latest monetary policy meeting led to widespread disappointment. That’s unfair. The changes announced were not showy — but they were essential for the country’s bond investors.
The Singapore bank is planning to open a securities business in Japan, targeting an investor base burnt by the country’s negative interest rate policy.
Softbank has made a $31.6 billion offer for British semiconductor designer ARM. It is the Japanese firm’s biggest acquisition attempt yet but looks unlikely to be its last.
Experts from S&P Global Ratings assess Japan's credit risk after the British voted to leave the European Union.
The announcement caught stock analysts by surprise but is likely to help the Japanese firm reduce leverage.
The timing of the deal appears fortuitous after Japan's government said it would delay a sales tax and competitor McDonald's Japan flounders in the wake of food-safety scandals.
As the G7 Summit wraps up in Japan, FinanceAsia looks at how sub-zero rates are working out for the world's third largest economy.
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FinanceAsia is pleased to reveal Japan's leading financial institutions and deal makers.