The Japanese cabinet is to consider how best to apply the country’s existing laws to bitcoin – with a view to taxing the currency.
Eight months of price rises suggest Japan is shaking off deflation, but analysts fear the country is still not getting the right kind of inflation.
Bitcoin is here to stay, despite a little hiccup in Japan.
After 2013's hectic gains, Japan stocks may be downshifting to slow and steady as reforms need some lag time to spur further advances, analysts said.
Western Europe and Japan are the most sought-after regions for hedge fund investors in 2014 as economic conditions show signs of improvement for the two regions, according to Deutsche Bank's annual Alternative Investment Survey (AIS).
Better than expected inflation data out of Japan has put its central bank's 2 percent inflation target well within sight, analysts told CNBC.
Diego Forlan is reportedly on his way to Cerezo Osaka from Internacional Porto Alegre.
Royal Bank of Scotland was ordered to pay $50m by a federal judge in Connecticut over claims that it rigged the London interbank offered rate.
Takashi Tsukamoto has resigned as chairman of Mizuho Financial Group after Japan’s third-largest lender was penalized over loans to criminal groups for the second time in three months.
We look at the route that Japan, Australia, Iran and South Korea have taken on their way to Brazil in 2014, with former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz and current player Shinji Kagawa both booking their places via the Asia qualifying section.
Keisuke Honda put in a mesmerizing performance for Japan at the Confederations Cup to re-announce himself on the world stage.